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Introductory College Level Experience in Microbiology (iCLEM)

Local Region:

East Bay

Location:

5885 Hollis St
4th Floor
Emeryville, CA 94608
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Phone:

(510) 486-7315

Email:

rurban@lbl.gov

Contact Name:

Rochelle Urban

Website:

Click here to visit official website

Subjects:
Biology   Chemistry   Engineering
Type:
Intern / Lab Volunteer
Grades:
9-12
Fees / Stipend:
$2,000 stipend
Dates:
Summer Only
Jun 19 - Aug 11, 2017
8 weeks
Description:
"iCLEM is an eight-week paid summer biotech internship program for high-potential, low income high school sophomores and juniors.Developed in partnership with UC Berkeley and the Joint BioEnergy Institute, the program seeks to broaden students' understanding of biotechnology and the careers available in this field. In addition to basic science and research, the program also exposes students to career exploration and preparation for the college application process, including field trips to local biotech companies, career talks with scientists and engineers, writing a college personal statement, meeting college admission and financial aid experts, and visiting college campuses. Students are paid a stipend of $2000 upon successful completion of the program."

(Text taken from program website)
Application:
Method:
Online/Website
Deadline:
Mar 12, 2017, 12:00 AM
Target Group:
Students from underserved backgrounds and from families with little college attendance.
Citizenship
Required:
US Citizens or Permanent Residents
Residency
Required:
Students must reside and attend school in San Francisco, Alameda, or Contra Costa counties.
Other
Requirements:
Students must: 1) Have a deep interest in science or engineering. 2)Be a current high school sophomore or junior, reside and attend school in Alameda, San Francisco, or Contra Costa counties 3) Be at least 15 years of age by December 31, 2016. 4) Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and passed Algebra 1 and Biology. 5) Have household income of no more than $75,000.
# of Recommendations:
2
Other Materials:
To apply, please visit our website or http://216.119.115.17/iclem/index.cfm?action=main.dspapplicantform
Last updated Jan 24, 2017, 10:42 AM. Please check the official website link for the most accurate and current information to applying!