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Bay Area internships for high school students?

Hey everyone! I'm a junior from the Bay Area and I'm really interested in finding an internship for this upcoming summer. Does anyone have suggestions for internships or programs that accept high school students in the area? Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

Hello! It's great to see you're proactive in looking for internships during your high school years. Here are a few Bay Area internships and programs worth exploring for high school students:

1. The Exploratorium: This San Francisco-based interactive science museum offers a High School Explainer Program where students can work as interpreters for the exhibits while learning a great deal about STEM concepts.

2. Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program (SIMR): This competitive summer program allows high school students to perform hands-on medical research while working with research mentors from Stanford University.

3. Genentech Summer Internship Program: Genentech, a biotechnology company in South San Francisco, offers summer internships for high school and college students. These internships are available in various fields including research, business, and IT.

4. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab): The Berkeley Lab has a variety of internships for high school students. Check out their website to find more about their offerings in areas such as scientific research and computer science.

5. California Academy of Sciences: This interdisciplinary museum and research institution in Golden Gate Park offers a Youth Programs and internships for high school students. You can get hands-on experience in environmental science, sustainability, and other related fields.

6. Summerfuel Social Enterprise: This is a two-week summer program held at Stanford University. Participants learn about social entrepreneurship, and it's a dynamic and collaborative environment with workshops and field trips.

Make sure to research the requirements and deadlines for each of these opportunities and keep an eye out for local companies and organizations that could be open to offering internships as well. You can also reach out to your school's guidance counselor for assistance in finding internships or programs tailored to your interests. Best of luck in securing an internship this summer!

7 months ago

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