Launched in 2014 with a focus on science and health professions, the academic outreach programs have grown to include architecture, landscape design, textile design, fashion, and more following the merger of Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University.
Central to the mission of these programs is expanding opportunities for students from diverse, first-generation, and historically marginalized communities to explore their interests and prepare for their futures.
Read on to learn more about participating in or supporting academic outreach at Jefferson.
For Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students considering careers in medicine or rehabilitation sciences (excercise science, physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, and speech pathology) can learn how to become more competitive applicants for graduate school through a Jefferson STEP-UP.
Volunteer as a School Speaker
Are you a Jefferson employee willing to speak with K-12 students about your career or interesting topics in your field of expertise?
The School Speakers' Project is a great way to connect with our community, support local schools, and inspire the next generation of changemakers. Register today to be notified of upcoming opportunities to speak.