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High School Internship Program

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Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • be San Diego County residents and have completed their most recent semester of high school at a public or private high school within San Diego County;
  • be at least 16 years of age on or before June 26, 2017;
  • have successfully completed at least one year each of high school-level chemistry and biology;
  • have a minimum grade point average of 3.0;
  • commit to 40 hours/week for the duration of the program;
  • provide their own transportation; and
  • be able to obtain a work permit (if under age 18) from their school upon notification of hire. (More information on work permits can be found at your school counseling office.) 

A special emphasis is placed on identifying and recruiting first-generation college-bound students as well as those from groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences (e.g., African-American, Hispanic, Native Pacific Islander, or Native American students).

If you have questions regarding your application, please contact the Life Sciences Summer Institute at biotech@workforce.org. If you have any questions about the types of research selected summer interns experience at The Scripps Research Institute, contact TSRI's Office of Educational Outreach at eduprgm@scripps.edu.