Science Opportunities


I will be posting information I receive about opportunities to do science outside of the classroom - if you know of anything that I could add please email me at andrea.lawless@sduhsd.net - Thanks! (Also, if you find outdated links please let me know) 
 

 

Volunteer OrganizationsTop of Page

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Internship OpportunitiesTop of Page

Resources are listed in alpha order. 
Internships listed below could be paid, volunteer or for a fee/tuition. 
Be sure to check all requirements and deadlines!
 
Biocom Internships
Lists a variety of internship opportunities in Life Science in San Diego
http://www.biocomworkforce.org/training/?id=3
 
COSMOS
UC Summer program for high school students in math and science
http://www.ucop.edu/cosmos/
 
Human BioMolecular Research Institute
Summer internships positions in Biology (Molecular and Cell), Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry open to motivated high school and college students interested in developing their scientific expertise.
http://www.hbri.org/ScienceEducation.htm
 
Life Sciences Summer Institute
Paid summer internship, must be over 16
To receive an application packet or for more information on the Life Sciences Summer Institute, please email biotech@workforce.org and/or visit www.sandiegoatwork.com
 
J. Craig Venter Institute Internship Program
http://www.jcvi.org/cms/education/internship-program
 
Marine, Coastal and Watershed Resource Directory
Lists a variety of organizations in California that often have internships
http://www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/directory/resdirectory/int.html
 
Marine Physical Laboratory Internship at Scripps Institute of Oceanography
http://www.mpl.ucsd.edu/news/mpl.internships.html
 
Marine Technology Society
Paid summer internship, must be over 16 by July
http://www.mts-sandiego.org/internship.php
 
North County Health Services
For volunteer options contact Michelle Davis at michelle.davis@nchs-health.org
For additional information check out www.nchs-health.org
 
Ocean Institute
Several options to get hands on ocean science experience, check their calendar for events
http://www.ocean-institute.org/
 
Salk Institute
High school spring-summer program, must be over 16
http://www.salk.edu/support/summer_program.html
 
San Diego County
http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hr/student_worker_program.html
 
Scripps Research Institute
High school spring-summer program, must be over 16
http://www.scripps.edu/community/hsstudent.html
 
Siemens Foundation
Up to $100,000 in scholarship money
http://www.siemens-foundation.org/competition/
 
The San Diego Natural History Museum
Summer Volunteer (min. 2 week commitment)
www.sdnhm.org/volunteer
 
US Navy Marine Mammal Internship
http://www.spawar.navy.mil/sandiego/technology/mammals/interns.html
 
Zoo Volunteer for Summer Camp
http://www.sandiegozoo.org/calendar/wap_teen_volunteer.html
 
Zoo Internship
http://www.sandiegozoo.org/zoointernquest/

CCA ActivitiesTop of Page

Science Fair
http://www.gsdsef.org/
CCA Advising Teacher: Ms. Slijk
Considering taking the QUEST courses to help prepare for Science Fair
 
For more information contact: ccascienceo@yahoo.com
 
CCA Eco Club
Advisor: Ms. Slijk
Club website: http://sites.google.com/site/ccaecoclub/
 
CCA Inquiry Club
Advisor: Ms. Slijk
Club website: http://teachers.sduhsd.net/wslijk/compititions.htm
 
CCA Robotics and Engineering Clubs
Advisor: Mr. Remington