Scientist Mentoring and Diversity Program (SMDP)

Scientist Mentoring and Diversity Program (SMDP) call for Applicants. SMDP Biotech or SMDP MedTech application deadline is in early April. The programs are one-year career mentoring programs that pair ethnically diverse graduate students with industry mentors. Scholars attend a 5-day training session with their mentors to learn about career opportunities in biotech or medtech industry and receive career development coaching and attend a major industry conference. For application and more information.

Several Cornell alumni have participated in the SMDP program, notably:

Christa Heyward (postdoctoral alumna)
Marysol Luna PhD’20
Oriana Teran Pumar PhD’21
Victoria Ortega PhD’21

Reach out to them to get more details on how they applied and the benefits of participating.