Application Information

2024 Program Dates

  • February 1, 2024: Application opens.
  • February 15, 2024 , at 11:59 p.m. (PT): Application closes.
  • April 1, 2024: All applicants are notified of program decisions. INSPIRE High School and INSPIRE Future Generations interns are notified of department and mentor placement.
  • April 12, 2024: Deadline for  accepted applicants to confirm participation.
  • Mid-May 2024-Mid-June 2024: INSPIRE High School and INSPIRE Future Generations interns complete pre-appointment onboarding requirements.
  • June 24, 2024: INSPIRE High School and INSPIRE Future Generations internships begin. Internships will last 6-10 weeks.

Applicant Eligibility

INSPIRE High School and INSPIRE Future Generations

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Visa sponsorship is not available.
  • Applicants must be available to start the program Monday, June 24, 2024, and participate as an intern for the program's duration (6-10 weeks, depending on placement).
  • Applicants must be in Los Angeles or the surrounding area and have reliable transportation to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for the duration of their internship. Housing and transportation funding is not available.
  • INSPIRE High School: Applicants must be in high school for the 2024-25 academic year and be at least 16 years old prior to the program's start (Monday, June 24, 2024).
  • INSPIRE Future Generations: Applicants must be an incoming student, current student or recent graduate from a technical, community, undergraduate or postbaccalaureate program and come from a background that is underrepresented in medicine, healthcare and research. This includes, but is not limited to, people of color, women, low-income people, first-generation college students, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities and protected veterans.

Application Overview

How to Apply

Selection and Onboarding Process

Have Questions or Need Help?

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