Paid Internship Opportunity!

This is a paid position from October 2019 through May 2020

What is the UMB CURE Scholars Program?

  • A groundbreaking science pipeline program that prepares students in West Baltimore for competitive and rewarding research and health care careers.
  • UMB CURE works with middle and high school students in several schools in the Baltimore area.

What do lead mentors do?

  • Manage Tuesday/Thursday after-school sessions
  • Manage Saturday or summer science enrichment programming for UMB CURE scholars during the 2019-2020 school year
  • Weekly management of primary mentors at after-school sessions
  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Serve as a role model for our scholars

Next steps to become a UMB CURE lead mentor!

  1. Go to to learn more about UMB CURE and our mentoring program
  2. Fill out a lead mentor application here
  3. You will be notified through email upon approval of your application and will receive information regarding an interview at the campus of UMB.
  4. Once mentor training and background screening have been completed, you’re ready to mentor.

PRIORITY DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS is Sept. 20, 2019. The UMB CURE Scholars Program accepts applications on a rolling basis, but applications submitted by the priority deadline will be considered primarily.

For more information, please contact Shawdae Harrison (, mentoring program coordinator, UMB CURE Scholars Program.

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