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Internship Program

STEM Internships

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 sixth year (2018) 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

STEM Summer Internship

You'll receive up to eight 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.


  • Must have completed 12 units of STEM courses at Foothill by the end of Winter quarter of the current academic year (Any science, technology, engineering or math course).

  • Must be a STEM major

  • Must demonstrate how this internship opportunity will help you reach your goals in a supplemental question.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: Varies but the latest is May 14, 2018

  1. Log into MyPortalStudents tab > Click on “AcademicWorks” link

  2. Opportunities tab > Select "Ours" > Click on "Foothill STEM Internship Scholarship"

Internship Information

  • WHEN: July 2 - August 24, 2018
  • WHERE: Foothill College and one partner institution: San Jose State University, UC San Francisco,  and Start-ups.
  • SCHOLARSHIP: Up to $2000
  • COLLEGE CREDIT: Must enroll in the Internship Course.



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