Opportunities for High School Students!
Health Careers Academy - SOM Office of Diversity
The Health Careers Academy (HCA) is a six-week non-residential
summer program for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and
seniors who qualify as disadvantaged students. HCA is designed to
help strengthen ACT scores. The program is also designed to provide
information on, and exposure to, various professions in the field of
Dream Makers Health Career Clubs - SOM Office of
The purpose of Dream Makers is to introduce students to health professions,
stimulate their interest in science and math, and increase their imaginations in
the areas of medicine and health. Dream Makers wants to give students a
realistic sense of their abilities, opportunities, and potential for success in
the health sciences fields.
Undergraduate Health Science Enrichment Program
The Undergraduate Health Sciences Enrichment Program is a six to eight-week
summer program designed to enhance academic preparation and facilitate entry
into medical or allied health profession schools.
College Prep Program
Part of the University of New Mexico's mission is to serve youth on a national
level and provide the opportunity for them to attain educational, social,
recreational and work related experience and skills. UNM desires to conduct a
school-to-work transition and preparation program designed to motivate and
prepare these youth to complete high school and successfully proceed through
UNM College Enrichment & Special Programs
The mission of the Special Programs Office is to provide a seamless support
structure for students in the development of skills necessary to pursue
post-secondary education and to promote retention through supportive programs
and promotion of graduate studies.
American Indian Student Services
American Indian Student Services provides cultural academic programming for
American Indian students attending the University of New Mexico in an effort to
ensure their academic achievement and assist in the development of personal,
cultural, and social success.
AISES UNM Chapter
Phone Number: 505.277.1403 Faculty Advisor: Steve Peralta 505.277.1417
Association of American Indian Physicians
Association of American Indian Physicians is dedicated to pursuing excellence in
Native American Health care by promoting education in the medical disciplines,
honoring traditional healing practices and restoring the balance of body, mind
The mission of the Upward Bound program at the University of New Mexico is to
support high school students academically, socially, and emotionally in
preparation for success in higher education.
Inmed Partnerships for Children Programs
INMED works in partnership with communities to bring together health care and
education as a platform for innovative child-centered strategies that address
specific local needs.
Tribal Resource Institute in Business, Engineering, and Science:
TRIBES is an on-campus, seven week, pre-college program for high school graduates pursuing degrees in science, business,
engineering, and related fields. This environment fosters a social, academic,
and cultural exchange between students and counselors. Please contact NAPCOE at (505) 277-1403 for more information.