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High School Internship Program

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Selected students will participate in all three components of the program:

  1. Students will attend a unpaid pre-internship training course. The 'boot camp' will be held at the Grossmont or Miramar Colleges immediately prior to the seven-week internship. College credit for the training course may be available for qualified applicants.
  2. Through an interview process with principal investigators, students will be matched with a research laboratory for an internship, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., from June 25 - August 10, 2018.
  3. During the seven-week internship, each high school student will meet with a graduate student mentor who will help guide the student through their experience in the lab, the college application/selection process, the application essay, etc.


Students are awarded a gross compensation of $11.50 per hour for the summer internship program.

If you have questions regarding your application, please contact the Life Sciences Summer Institute at 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