Jun 1

SMDP MedTech Application Due – BioE, ChemE

June 1, 2018

12:00 AM - 11:00 PM

SMDP MedTech was developed to bring more diversity to the medical technology and consumer healthcare workforce by pairing diverse Scholars with industry mentors from leading medical technology companies.  During the week of training in Philadelphia, SMDP MedTech Scholars will meet with their mentors, learn about career opportunities in industry and receive career development coaching.  SMDP is supported by leading  companies including J&J Medical Devices, Medtronic, Millipore, B. Braun. EMD Millipore, Amgen and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Healthcare.

As part of the program, Scholars and their mentors create strategic plans for the student’s careers, which they implement over the course of the year following the training session.  The mentor-mentee teams communicate regularly by phone, email and virtually, aided by ICPD staff and the internet-based SMDP Mentoring Portal.

Ethnically diverse undergraduate and graduate students in engineering and technical  disciplines are invited to apply, including Hispanic Americans, Pacific Islanders, African Americans and Native American.

The mentoring and professional development program will begin with a 5-day training session in Philadelphia, (September 22 – 26, 2018). Participants will also attend the major medical technology industry conference, The MedTech Conference.  The application deadline for these fellowships is June 1stSuccessful student applicants will receive fellowships in the 7-year-old program SMDP MedTech and virtually all expenses for this one-year program are covered.

Deadline to apply is June 1st! Apply online at: http://www.icpdprograms.org/


Michelle Johnson

Date posted

Apr 12, 2018

Date updated

Apr 12, 2018