Bridge to Biostats Summer Program (B2BSP)

Bridge to Biostats Summer Program (B2BSP)


The Bridge to Biostats Summer Program is a paid 6-week, in-person summer experiential learning program intended for New York City high school students from underrepresented backgrounds interested in data science and computing.

Applications for Summer 2024 are closed.

B2BSP will run from Monday, July 1st to Friday, August 9th

Questions? Send an email to [email protected]

Eligibility & requirements:

  • High school student (rising sophomore to rising senior)
  • Priority given to underrepresented minority and low-income backgrounds
  • Interest in quantitative subjects (for example: math, computer science, statistics, data science)
  • Can commute to midtown Manhattan (633 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10017), Monday through Friday
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Unofficial transcript

Students will:

  • Learn fundamentals of statistics
  • Learn basic programming in R
  • Attend “statistical thinking” sessions
  • Work on a cancer data analysis project and present results
  • Be mentored by professional Biostatisticians
  • Attend SAT prep classes and college/academic development workshops.