Welcome to the Foothill College STEM Internship Program!
How to Apply

To apply for STEM internship, please completed the following steps:
  1. STEM Online Application Form:
    Foothill students must complete the application for STEM internship.

  2. Letter of Recommendation Form:
    The letter of recommendation is going to be completed by an individual who recommends the applicant for the STEM internship.

This is a unique initiative that matches students majoring in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) fields with internships at local universities and private companies. This is the fifth year the internship program has helped students gain real world experience in laboratories to conduct cutting-edge research in various fields of science, as well as make connections with scientists and industry officials.

Minimum requirements:
  1. Cumulative 3.00 GPA or higher in STEM classes.
  2. Be enrolled in at least one STEM class at Foothill College during the duration of the internship program (Fall, Winter and Spring).
  3. Maintain a cumulative 3.00 GPA through the duration of the internship program.
  4. Must be able to spend at least 10-15 hours per week during the academic year (excluding Finals Week and holidays) conducting research or participating in the internship at the discretion of your supervisor.
  5. Must be able to provide your own transportation to the internship.

Approximate Timeline of Application Process
April 1st through June 30th: Open application period
June 30th: Deadline for application submission & for letters of recommendation
September/October: Interview(s) with Potential Employer
October 2013: Notification of interview
November 2013 through June 2014: Duration of Internship
June 2014 through August 2014 (optional): Extension of Internship dependent on employers' needs.

Note: Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations to complete the application process should notify Phuong Tran at (650) 949-7208 in the Internship Office at time of application.

If you have any questions, please contact Phuong Tran, tranphuong@foothill.edu or (650) 949-7208.

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Phuong Tran
Internship & Apprenticeship Program Coordinator
Phone: (650) 949-7208