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RISE Summer Internship Program

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UPDATE: RISE will not be offered Summer 2022 

The RISE (Raising Interest in Science and Engineering) Summer Internship Program for High School Students is sponsored by Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies.  It’s an intensive 7-week summer program for students interested in science, engineering, math, computer science and psychology. Students work six hours a day, five days a week on the Stanford campus, working in an active research lab under the guidance of a mentor from the lab (typically a graduate student), and attending weekly group sessions that include field trips, presentations, hands-on science activities, and lab tours.

RISE is designed for bright low-income students and those who will be the first in their family to attend college. The program offers participants an authentic experience working in an active research lab, and the opportunity to participate in field trips, lectures, hands-on science labs, and sessions on college admissions and financial aid.