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Biochemistry senior, Joshua Johnson, spent this summer interning at Giant Pharmacy as part of his Capstone course. "I have been doing the job of a pharmacy technician, such as taking prescription drop offs, filling prescriptions, making phone calls to patients etc. Also, I learned how to operate the robot Giant uses to count pills." Joshua has enjoyed this amazing internship opportunity and is excited about a career in pharmacy.

Biochemistry sophomore Zoe Singman is spending her summer conducting research in a microbiology lab in the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Zoe, a 2013 recipient of the Toby Eagle Scholarship for Cancer Research, learned a lot about lab work last summer and was very familiar with laboratory techniques when she started Stevenson last fall.

This summer, she looks forward to working in Dr. David Sidransky’s lab, learning more and being able to perform her own experiments. Zoe looks forward to a future career in medicine.

Each semester, our senior science and math students enroll in their Capstone course. This course allows the seniors to engage in an internship or research experience related to their career goals. For examples, students interested in attending pharmacy school work in a pharmacy or conduct pharmaceutical research and students interested in pursuing a career in the chemical industry are placed in a chemical company. These experiences give our students real world opportunities that are invaluable in their future career plans.  

At the culmination of the Capstone course, each student prepares a poster using the format of a professional scientific meeting. At the end of each semester, the School of the Sciences hosts a Poster Session. The senior students discuss their Capstone experiences with the Stevenson Community and invited guests. Everyone was impressed with our students' knowledge and poise in discussing their internships and research projects!

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