Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), a member of The Claremont Colleges, offers summer programs for:

  • Undergraduate/recent college graduates
  • Postdocs/PhD students
  • High school students

KGI’s summer programs will boost your academic career as you prepare for graduate-level studies or a career in healthcare or biotech. These programs will not only help you decide your career pathway—but they are also a great way to gain exposure to the biotechnology, medicine, life sciences, and pharmaceutical industries while improving the skills and qualifications to boost your resume.

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KGI Summer Program News

KGI Adds Biotech Career Speaker Series to 2021 Summer Programs Slate

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) has added a new summer program to its growing list of opportunities designed to bolster students’ academic careers: The Biotech Career Speakers Series (BCSS). The online, five-week program will introduce students...
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PA Summer Success Program to Begin in 2021

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) has added a new summer program to its growing list of opportunities designed to bolster students’ academic careers: The PA Summer Success Program (PASS), which is intended to inform, excite, and...
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KGI’s BSUITE Program Introduces Career Opportunities in Bioprocessing

This story was first published in the 2019-20 Annual Report. KGI’s Bioprocessing Summer Undergraduate Internship Training and Education (BSUITE) two-week program this past summer introduced undergraduates to the technical and regulatory considerations for production of...
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KGI’s PrEP Offers an Inspirational, Eye-Opening Experience for Aspiring Pharmacists

This story was first published in the 2019-20 Annual Report. In KGI’s five-day Pre-Pharmacy Enrichment Program (PrEP) this past summer, prospective students explored the pharmacy profession through interactive classes, lab breakout sessions, and round tables...
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KGI’s degree and certificate programs prepare students for careers in three broad areas—research, healthcare, and industry—yet the versatility of many of our degrees allows KGI graduates to work in a variety of settings. Exposure to the biotech and pharmaceutical industries is woven throughout all of our programs, giving students a unique exposure to opportunities. Browse our certificate, master’s, and doctorate degrees now.

"One of the most eye-opening aspects of PrOT was seeing how you can carve out a unique niche by being an occupational therapist. Another takeaway was to treat each client like an individual and improve their overall quality of life; you get to know the person you're helping, and you work to incorporate their family and hobbies to motivate them."
Sarah Preston
PrOT Student
Summer '20