The Institute boasts several successful student programs, where local high school and college students have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience working in a scientific and research environment. Many of the students in the programs usually go on to medical school, with The Lundquist Institute’s mentoring and coaching program yielding a nearly 100% admission rate. Many of the students go on to obtain their Master’s and Ph.D. degrees and have successful careers in the field of medicine. One of The Lundquist Institute’s student alumni now serves as a program officer at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Currently, The Lundquist Institute has formal partnerships with the following schools and programs:

  • California Polytechnic State University
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • Peking Union Medial College Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Visiting Medical Student Program
  • East Los Angeles College
  • El Camino College
  • Long Beach Polytechnic High School Biomedical Research Program
  • Los Angeles Harbor College S-STEM
  • Loyola Marymount University
    • Career Treks
    • MPACE
  • Marymount California University
  • Mira Costa High School Biotechnology Program
  • Platt College
  • Harbor College
  • UCLA Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Enrichment Program (UCLA PREP)
  • Western University of Health Sciences PhD Externship