Gladstone Summer Scholars Internship Program
Do you see yourself as a future scientist? Then the Gladstone Summer Scholars (GSS) internship program is for you! We are now accepting applications for this summer; the deadline to apply is Friday February 28, 2014 at 5:00pm.
About the Gladstone Institutes
Gladstone is a non-profit biomedical research organization located on UCSF’s Mission Bay campus in San Francisco. Our science focuses on three of the most important clinical problems of modern times: heart disease, HIV/AIDS and neurodegenerative disorders.
About the GSS program
- Limited to 6 qualified students (see below for eligibility requirements)
- 9-week summer internship from Monday June 9 - Friday August 8, 2014
- Students will be paid minimum wage ($10.74/hr) and work part-time (25 hours per week)
- Work 1-on-1 with a mentor doing hands-on biomedical research in a laboratory at Gladstone
- Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from Gladstone
- Must participate in a mandatory orientation in May with a parent/guardian
- During the summer, interns must participate in regular weekly meetings with their mentors, labmates, and fellow interns
- Interns present their research findings at the end of the summer during a “Poster Session” for mentors, lab members, parents, friends and teachers on Thursday August 7, 2014
- Rising seniors from a San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) public high school (graduating class of 2015)
- Applicants must have successfully completed at least one year of high school level chemistry and/or biology with a grade of “C” or higher
- Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0, however all students are encouraged to apply
- Emphasis is placed on applicants from low-income backgrounds. We will verify your eligibility for SFUSD’s Free & Reduced Priced Meal Program (see pg. 7 of application for more info)
- Emphasis is placed on identifying and recruiting students from groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences (i.e., African-American, Hispanic, Native Pacific Islander, or Native American students).
- Complete the application form including parent signature
- Use the application checklist to make sure you have included all documents
- Applications need to be emailed, faxed or postmarked to us by Friday, February 28, 2014 at 5:00pm
- Students will be contacted for interviews in late March and notified of their acceptance by the end of April
If you have any questions, please contact Paul:
Science Education Specialist