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Krishna Lab workerAll application materials must be received by February 15. The online application system will be deactivated at 11:59 pm PST on that date. Early submission is highly encouraged.

Students can choose to apply to either the La Jolla campus in California or the Jupiter campus in Florida with one application.


The following materials must be received in order for your application to be considered complete; incomplete applications will not be considered for admission.

  • Submit an application online. Click the red button in the left column to open the application.
  • Request transcripts from all colleges or universities attended.
  • Address the following topics in short essays. What area of scientific research most interests you? Please include any TSRI faculty that is working in your area of interest. What benefits do you hope to gain from your research internship? Describe your extracurricular interests and hobbies.
  • A minimum of two letters of recommendation from faculty who can assess your potential for research. Recommenders can submit letters of recommendation one of three ways: submit through the online application system, e-mail or mail letters directly to the Office of Educational Outreach. Click here for mailing address.

If you have questions regarding your application, please contact the Office of Educational Outreach at