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Awakening Potential

The Student’s Mentor

CBET offerings in K-12 Education are designed to awaken an interest by students in the various careers choices available to them in the fields of medicine and bioscience. Programs feature expert instruction, hands-on learning and access to the latest technologies. Some examples:

Bioscience Summer Experience

Each summer, CBET welcomes middle and high school students to its bioscience program. Experienced science educators use RIT’s expansive natural environment and high-tech laboratories to provide a unique learning experience. Middle school students explore the natural world through field trips, laboratory experiments and computer simulations. High school students are given the exciting opportunity to investigate areas in medical science that cover forensic DNA technology, human health, disease and medical care.

Classroom Visits

CBET instructors are available to visit K-12 classrooms to complement the school curriculum with guest lectures and demonstrations. Topics include health careers, human anatomy and physiology, human disease, Infectious microbiology, and forensic DNA technology.

Campus Visits

Student groups are welcome to visit CBET on the RIT campus for school fieldtrips that focus on science and health careers, medical care, human disease, microbiology research, or medical imaging.

Each summer, high school juniors have the opportunity to a attend RIT’s College and Careers Program to explore career options through interactive academic sessions. This two-day career conference is designed to help students entering their senior year in the fall gain the experience and knowledge necessary to begin making career decisions about their future. More information is available at www.rit.edu/emcs/admissions/careers/index.php.