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.

Click below to browse KGI’s summer programs

KGI Summer Program News

KGI’s Pre-Pharmacy Enrichment Program Boosts Confidence and Provides Exposure to Psychiatric Pharmacy for Sindy Canales Diaz

Sindy Canales Diaz has long been interested in a career in pharmacy. She attended Keck Graduate Institute (KGI)'s Pre-Pharmacy Enrichment Program (PrEP) in the summer of 2020 and is now finishing up her first year...
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KGI’s Summer Program Inspires Incoming Student Cynthia Martinez to Pursue a Career in Genomic Data Analytics

Future Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) student Cynthia Martinez has long been interested in genetics. After attending KGI's Clinical Genetics and Bioinformatics Summer Program (CGB), she decided to pursue a career in genomic data analytics. Since...
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Incoming PharmD Student Angie Aceves Guided to Forge a Unique Path in Pharmacy

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) incoming student Angie Aceves, PharmD '25, is the youngest of four girls. Though Aceves is the first in her family to pursue a career in science, her three sisters are all...
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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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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