USC – Ostrow School of Dentistry,Dental Explorers Program, please forward the attached application, or visit:
http://dentistry.usc.edu/community/initiatives/ and scroll down to Dental
The application deadline is Friday, June 8, 2012 before 5:00 pm (PST).
This two-week USC Dental Explorers Program offers an exciting learning
opportunity for exceptional and motivated college-bound high school students
with a parallel core offering for currently-enrolled college students. The
goal of this program is to assist in the development of a diverse pool of
future professionals by introducing talented students to the dental
The curriculum includes team building exercises, clinic shadowing
experiences, a variety of hands-on clinical exercises and lectures on
topical dentistry issues. All participants are expected to attend all
sessions of the program and keep a daily journal of activities. A luncheon
reception for participants and their parent(s) or guardian(s) will be held
on the final day of the program.
There is no fee for the program and no stipend is provided. Participants are
required to provide their own lodging, transportation and cover any parking
fees and other personal costs. A $5.00 lunch voucher, accepted only at
on-campus dining venues, will be provided daily.
The program will begin on July 23 through August 3, 2012 (Monday through
Friday only). The program will run from 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ryan Pineda, DEP
Coordinator & Admissions Counselor at (213) 740-2851 or by email at