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SLI Internships

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.

Summer internships are available through the Science Learning Institute. This is a great time to participate in a part-time internship while taking a few courses. Stipends are offered for most of these internships.

SLI is also looking to expand internship offerings during the school year, so keep a lookout for opportunities to come.

Internships benefit partners as well as students - read what one of our partners, the UCSF Rosenman Institute has to say about our partnership. 

Summer Internships

School-Year Internships

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.

Foothill Handshake

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.

Handshake app

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.

Foothill Gladeo

GladeoGladeo 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 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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