NEW JERSEY -- The Novartis Multicultural Teen Corporate Mentoring Program is open to students in grades 8 through 12 who attend middle and high schools in New Jersey. There is no cost to apply or attend.
Students must complete the online application and the two release forms, which must be signed by a parent or guardian. Students will not be permitted to attend without the signed release forms.
The Program will be held Tuesday, April 11 through Thursday, April 13. Students are expected to arrive by 8:30 a.m. each day. Program activities will conclude at approximately 5:00 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 11 and 12. Thursday, April 13 will be an extended day that will conclude at approximately 8:00 p.m.
The Novartis Multicultural Teen Corporate Mentoring Program is designed to give students an opportunity to learn about and explore career opportunities at a global pharmaceutical company. They learn valuable skills related to collaborating with others, working on a tight deadline, public speaking, and networking. Program activities include: shadowing / mentoring with a Novartis associate; developing a group presentation with students from other area schools; a community service project; addresses from keynote speakers, Novartis executives, and/or program alumni, a college and career fair, and more. Select students may be invited to shadow a Novartis salesperson on calls to NY metro area medical practices.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day. On Thursday, April 13th the program will conclude with a celebratory dinner, to which parents and school coordinators are invited. Novartis offers a variety of menu options in order to accommodate dietary restrictions.
Novartis does not provide transportation to or from campus.