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Summer Healthcare Experience (SHE) in Oncology

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How to Participate

SHE in Oncology 2024 programming takes place virtually from July 15 to July 25, 8:30 a.m to 12:15 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Within the application portal, click “Community Login” to create an account and apply.

Required orientation takes place in May (exact dates to be confirmed), with two dates emailed out to participants for scheduling flexibility. One orientation session is in person and the other is virtual. Students and parents are asked to chose one date to attend.

New in 2024: Students who participate in the virtual July program will have opportunities to meet with UT Austin faculty, staff and students onsite and in person approximately every other month throughout the 2024-2025 school year. Activities and discussions include college readiness, health sciences and health care. Exact dates to be determined.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have additional questions about SHE, email the Livestrong Cancer Institutes admin.

The SHE program is open to rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who live in Central Texas (within 50 miles of Austin). Student applicants who are first-generation, of low socioeconomic status, from a background underserved in the biosciences or oncology, or from a Title I school are given priority. The program offers 20 spots each summer.

All participating students will receive direct communication from our program coordinators. For general questions, email the Livestrong Cancer Institutes admin or call the office at 512-495-5400.

Please stay in touch so we can keep you updated on future educational opportunities!

Join the Livestrong Cancer Institutes Alumni Group on LinkedIn, email the Livestrong Cancer Institutes admin or call the office at 512-495-5400 to let us know how you are doing and how we can continue to support you.