STEM Internship Opportunities
The Science Learning Institute connects STEM students with school-year and summer internships. Scholarships are provided for students through the Financial Aid office.
Scholarships provide students with opportunities to attend college, advance their knowledge and skills for workforce preparedness, and help them prepare for both academic opportunities and financial challenges after transfer.
SLI runs two cycles of internships - one during the winter quarter and one during the summer. There will be no cycle for winter 2024. The next SLI internship cycle will be summer 2024.
Foothill Workforce Development
The Foothill Workforce Development department has resources and hosts the ITRN (internship) course that is required for most SLI internships. Check out their webpage for more information.
Handshake is an online environment for looking for jobs and internships as well as other types of career-development opportunities. Foothill has its own Handshake environment where you can create your own profile and connect with other students and employers.
Activate your account now!
Go to MyPortal.
Look for the Handshake App and log in. If you have not set up an account already, you will be directed to do that, and then you will need to wait (usually not more than a day) for adminstrator approval.
Gladeo is a tech platform for career exploration and development. Foothill has its own customized Gladeo platform for you to do such things as take a career quiz, watch videos profiling Foothill students in different fields and career paths, explore different career maps, and more.
Go to https://foothill.gladeo.org/ to start exploring.
For Potential Host Partners
We are always looking for more work-based learning opportunities for our students. If you are a company, organization, or institution looking to connect and provide internship placements for Foothill College students, please contact us!
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