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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 - Thanks! (Also, if you find outdated links please let me know) 

Volunteer Organizations

Volunteer Organizations

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Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

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
UC Summer program for high school students in math and science
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.
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 and/or visit
J. Craig Venter Institute Internship Program
Marine, Coastal and Watershed Resource Directory
Lists a variety of organizations in California that often have internships
Marine Physical Laboratory Internship at Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Marine Technology Society
Paid summer internship, must be over 16 by July
North County Health Services
For volunteer options contact Michelle Davis at
For additional information check out
Ocean Institute
Several options to get hands on ocean science experience, check their calendar for events
Salk Institute
High school spring-summer program, must be over 16
San Diego County
Scripps Research Institute
High school spring-summer program, must be over 16
Siemens Foundation
Up to $100,000 in scholarship money
The San Diego Natural History Museum
Summer Volunteer (min. 2 week commitment)
US Navy Marine Mammal Internship
Zoo Volunteer for Summer Camp
Zoo Internship
CCA Activities

CCA Activities

Science Fair
CCA Advising Teacher: Ms. Slijk
Considering taking the QUEST courses to help prepare for Science Fair
For more information contact:
CCA Eco Club
Advisor: Ms. Slijk
Club website:
CCA Inquiry Club
Advisor: Ms. Slijk
Club website:
CCA Robotics and Engineering Clubs
Advisor: Mr. Remington