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Stanford University RISE Summer Internship for High School Students  

Stanford University is now offering an outstanding summer internship program to raising the interest of high school students in the science and engineering field. This is 7 weeks long intensive learning experience.

RISE Summer Internship has been developed for bright low-income students and those who will be the first in their family to attend college. It is a golden chance for those who want to strengthen their knowledge of and gain experience in science, engineering, math, computer science, and psychology.

The selected candidates will work in an active research lab under the guidance of a mentor from the lab and will be involved in weekly group sessions that will include field trips, presentations, hands-on science activities, and lab tours.

Stanford University is a private research university founded in 1891 and located in Stanford, CA. It is recognized as one of the world’s top universities. It provides more than 65 majors for undergraduate and graduate study and has students from around the world representing diverse experiences, backgrounds, and cultures.


Internship Location:

The work station will be based in Stanford, California.

Internship Duration:

This program is scheduled to run for 7 weeks. Ideal candidates will be able to work five days a week on the Stanford campus during the summer.

Internship Benefits:

These are the benefits available for summer RISE interns:

  • An authentic experience working in an active research lab
  • The opportunity to participate in field trips, lectures, hands-on science labs, and sessions on college admissions and financial aid
  • A $2,500 stipend
  • Mentorship and guidance
  • Real projects
  • Networking opportunities

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to consider your candidacy, please fulfill the following requirements:

  • Have at least a 3.5 (weighted) GPA
  • Have earned all As and Bs in science and math classes completed in high school
  • Be 16 years old by June 19, 2020
  • Be legally entitled to work in the U.S.
  • Attend high school locally (within a 25-mile radius of Stanford) and be able to commute to Stanford campus on a daily basis
  • Be a rising sophomore, junior or senior in summer 2020
  • Have an interest in science, medicine, math, psychology, and engineering or computer science
  • Have demonstrated maturity and initiative
  • Be from a low-income family

Eligible Country:

Any student who is legally entitled to work in the U.S. can apply.

How to Apply:

You should be nominated by your Teacher, councilor or principal who will have to use an online nomination form to nominate you. The deadline for nomination is January 17, 2020.

Application Deadline:

The last date to apply is February 12, 2020.

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