Welcome to the 2023 Biotech in Action application.

Thank you for your interest in Biogen-MIT Biotech in Action virtual summer program.  For more information about the program please visit Biogen.com. Please review the information below regarding eligibility, the application process and how your information will be handled. Then proceed to fill out the application. Any questions may be directed to CommunityLab@biogen.com.

Application period begins February 28th, 2023 9:00 a.m. EST and ends March 21, 2023 11:59 p.m. EST.

The admissions committee is looking for students who are interested in learning more about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and who have completed one year of high school (9th grade or above).
Note: At the time of the application, students must be in 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade to apply to the Biogen-MIT Biotech in Action: Virtual Summer Lab. Students entering 9th grade in the fall of 2023 will not be accepted.
Selection Process
Admissions decisions will be made after the application deadline and preference is given to students from communities neighboring Biogen’s U.S. sites in Massachusetts and North Carolina and Biogen’s international sites; and students from low-income households and groups historically underrepresented in science. However, we welcome all students to apply. 

There is no minimum GPA requirement, references, or previous science experience required. We will review all applications and notify applicants of their status by April 14th.

To Apply
The student applying for the program must fill out the questions on the following pages. Parents are not allowed to submit an application on behalf of their child.

Questions marked with an * are required. Please note that the on-line application and data collection are on a third-party site (Survey Monkey). The data collected will be for the sole use of selecting participants and for tracking general demographics of the program. Data will not be shared with anyone else and data will be deleted from the Survey Monkey site following the application process.
The student applicant will be asked for the following information: Name, current grade, address, email and phone for student and all parent/guardians, school name, ranked session choice, household income, background ethnicity and how you found out about the program. Students will also be asked to list any previous STEM programs they have participated in and other programs they are applying to for summer 2023.

Students will need to thoughtfully answer the following question in 150-250 words, “Why are you interested in participating in the Biogen-MIT Biotech in Action virtual summer program?” It is recommended that you compose your short answer prior to starting your application as Survey Monkey may "time-out", and we cannot be responsible for incomplete applications.
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