Application Information

2022 Program Dates


  • February 2022: Application opens.
  • March 14, 2022: Application closes.
  • April 2022: All applicants are notified of program acceptance. INSPIRE High School and INSPIRE Future Generations interns are notified of department and mentor placement.
  • April–May 2022: Accepted applicants confirm participation. INSPIRE High School and INSPIRE Future Generations interns begin onboarding process. INSPIRE Online participants register to participate in virtual program.
  • June 27, 2022: INSPIRE High School and INSPIRE Future Generations internships begin. Internships will last 6–10 weeks.
  • July 18–22, 2022: INSPIRE Online program runs.

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 on Monday, June 27, 2022, 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 2022-23 academic year and be at least 16 years old prior to the program's start (Monday, June 27, 2022).
  • 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 immigrants, LGBTQIA+ people, people with disabilities and protected veterans.

INSPIRE Online

  • Applicants must be a current or incoming high school student or a current student or recent graduate from a technical, community, undergraduate or postbaccalaureate program.
  • Applicants must be available to participate in the online program from Monday, July 18 to Friday, July 22, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. –2:00 p.m. (Pacific time).
  • Applicants will need access to a computer, tablet or phone as well as a reliable internet connection.

Application Overview


How to Apply


Selection and Onboarding Process


Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact us if you have questions or would like more information about our Internship Programs at Cedars-Sinai.

Liztrelle Mangompit
Program Coordinator

Torie Gonsalves
Program Manager