Summer program students

Prepare for graduate-level studies to launch a career in industry

Boost your resume while gaining innovative skills and qualifications.

KGI’s summer programs will not only help you decide your future career in healthcare or the life sciences—they are also a great way to gain exposure to the biotechnology, medicine, life sciences, and pharmaceutical industries.

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Science Courses

Online or on-campus courses help fulfill pre-requisite requirements for entrance into grad school.
Offered: June 17-August 10, 2019.

Research Experience

Conduct cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research in the areas of applied molecular and cellular biology, bioengineering, and computational biology.
Offered: June 17-August 9, 2019.

Explore Health Careers

Investigate what it means to be pre-med with site visits and personalized advising.
Offered: July 15-26, 2019.

Bioprocessing Education and Training

Gain valuable lab experience while discovering career options within bioprocessing, biomanufacturing laboratories, and the manufacturing industry.
Offered: June 17-August 2, 2019.

Medical Device Development

Learn the process for designing and manufacturing medical devices.
Offered: June 24-July 19, 2019.

Biotech Careers

Learn about business and science to bring lifesaving technologies to market.
Offered: June 24-July 26, 2019.

Pre-Pharmacy Enrichment

Explore the pharmacy profession through interactive classes and hands-on activities that will provide an introduction to pharmacy practice.
Offered: July 22-26, 2019.

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Summer programs available to undergraduate students or recent graduates


Graduate-level degree or certificate programs offered at KGI


Average number of years KGI faculty have worked in industry


Exposure to Opportunities

Exposure to the biotech and healthcare industries is woven throughout KGI’s summer programs, giving students a unique exposure to opportunities not found in other programs.

Learn from Visiting Speakers

Guest lecture series, research colloquia, and industry spotlights provide more chances for students to hear first-hand from those at the forefront of the biotech and healthcare industries.

Capitalize on Network and Connections

KGI’s well-placed connections and close ties with industry ensure students have valuable internship and job opportunities to build their network and garner insights from leaders in the life sciences.

“Every day, I continue to leverage the knowledge and experience I gained at KGI. The program enabled me to understand the industry landscape and provided me with a solid foundation to start my career.”

Isaac Middendorf, MBS ‘08

USMA BioOncology Principal Planning and Execution Manager, Genentech