SMP is a signature initiative of Penn's Equity and Access Programs and is designed to increase college access for underrepresented students; to inspire these students to baccalaureate matriculation; and to provide students an invaluable opportunity to gain hands-on experience through specially designed curricula in one of the five Penn professional schools that participate in the program. SMP is proud to name our five Penn Partners below.
The Summer Mentorship Program currently offers programming
in the following fields of study:
* click the school names to visit their websites
"Penn Dental Medicine [is] a recognized leader in the education and training of the clinicians, researchers, and academicians that continue to advance the field of dental medicine. It is indeed an honor to help build upon the tradition of excellence that is the legacy of this great institution. In each era of the School's history, Penn Dental Medicine has continued to reach new levels of discovery, sharing, and service in pursuing its mission of education, research, and patient care."
"Engineers are transforming our world, and at Penn Engineering, they are building it, looping it, networking it, connecting it with nanowires, and assembling its molecules into new structures. Today, Penn Engineering's world-acclaimed faculty, state-of-the-art research laboratories and highly interdisciplinary curricula offer an experience that is unparalleled. Innovation and technology drive our every program and transform the fundamentals of what future engineers are learning. Our students play a critical role in posing and answering the questions that will improve human health and transform our world."
"At Penn Law, we believe that the next generation of lawyers will be those who are not just superbly trained in law, but also have training in related fields " such as business, communications, health, technology, international studies, social work, and education " that complement and enhance their legal expertise."
"The Perelman School of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education and training of the next generation of physician-scientists and future leaders of academic medicine. With a top five ranking from US News and World Report, the nation's oldest medical school is indeed one of its best."
"Penn Nursing, a world-recognized leader in advancing nursing education, prepares students for trends in nursing and interdisciplinary care by offering a number of excellent resources and experiences not found at most other schools including: a state-of-the-art simulation center featuring high-fidelity mannequins, student research opportunities across all levels of scholarship, one of the first PACE " Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly " practices established by a School of Nursing, classrooms with the latest hospital-based electronic medical records (EMR) technology, and rigorous clinical experiences with prestigious hospital partners."