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Berkeley Lab Internships for Precollegiate Scholars (BLIPS)

Local Region:

East Bay

Location:

Lawrence Berkeley National Labs
One Cyclotron Road
Berkeley, CA 94720
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Email:

BLIPS@lbl.gov

Contact Name:

BLIPS-LBNL

Website:

Click here to visit official website

Subjects:
Biology   Chemistry   Physics   Engineering
Type:
Intern / Lab Volunteer
This program is "hands on."
Grades:
9-12
Enrolled in 11th grade
Fees / Stipend:
$2,000 stipend
Dates:
Summer Only
Jun 13 - Aug 3, 2012 ... check back for next year's date
7 weeks
Description:
BLIPS is an eight-week internship which provides high school juniors with the opportunity to work with world class scientists or engineers on projects related to the Laboratory’s research programs. Assignments cover a wide range of laboratory tasks and assistance in basic research. (Text is taken or adapted from the official program webpage)

The Laboratory does not provide housing for BLIPS students, but it does provide access to bus shuttles.
Application:
Method:
Online/Website
Deadline:
Feb 3, 2012, 12:00 AM
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Citizenship
Required:
Yes
U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Residency
Required:
Yes
Must be attending public or private high school in Alameda County or Contra Costa County for 2011-2012 school year
Other
Requirements:
High School junior (in the 2011-2012 academic year) attending school in Alameda County or Contra Costa County. Must be 16 years old by time of program start. Must have health insurance during program.
# of Recommendations:
2
Other Materials:
Essay and unofficial transcript due with application. Two letters of recommendation from a science teacher, math teacher, or adviser due by February 17, 2012 (two weeks after the application deadline).
Last updated Jun 14, 2012, 5:30 PM. Please check the official website link for the most accurate and current information to applying!