Welcome to the Foothill College STEM Internship Program!

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.

Summer 2017 STEM Internship

Six weeks of professional mentoring and hands-on experience at a Bay Area Science Research Institution or Technology Company.

This multi-disciplinary program will be recruiting from the STEM sciences, with special focus on the following majors:

  • Biomedical
  • Biological sciences
  • Neurosciences
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Computer sciences
  • Engineering


  • Paid hands-on experience in biology, chemistry, computer science, or engineering,
  • Personal mentoring in lab skills, presentation skills, resume and professional network building.


  • This opportunity is open for domestic students only.
  • Students must have completed 12 units of STEM courses by the end of Winter 2017 quarter (STEM- Science Technology Engineering Math)

How to Apply:

Please go to: MyPortal. Select "Foothill STEM Internship Program" under AcademicWorks Scholarships.

Application Deadline: February 20th, 2017

Internship Information:
WHEN: Begins on June 26, 2017, Monday – Friday. Research program durations may vary.
WHERE: Foothill College and one partner institution: San Jose State University, UC San Francisco, UC Santa Cruz, Stanford University, and Start-ups.
SCHOLARSHIP: Up to $2,000 for the duration of the program
COLLEGE CREDIT: Must enroll in ITRN 051.02 course in the Summer 2017

Foothill Summer STEM Internship 2017 contact information:

Dr. Oxana Pantchenko: pantchenkooxana@foothill.edu
Laura Branagan: branaganlaura@foothill.edu

Note: Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations to complete the application process should notify Phuong Tran at (408) 745-8062 in the Internship Office.

If you have any questions, please contact Phuong Tran at tranphuong@foothill.edu or (408) 745-8062.

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Phuong Tran
Internship & Apprenticeship Program Coordinator
Phone: (408) 745-8062