Internship Programs

The San Diego Section's Award-Winning Summer Internship Program for High School Students

The MTS Program provides a six-week summer experience for motivated high school students, hosted by one of MTS's corporate sponsors. Last summer¹s sponsors were SAIC, Scripps Institution of Ocean., Unified Port of San Diego, Teledyne RDI , SeaBotix, SonTek, Fugro-Pelagos, InterOcean Systems, Impulse, Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute, NOAA, AUVSI, Sidus Solutions, Merkel and Associates, and SeekTech.

Students are provided with a hands-on, science/technology experience, building important scientific, technical and employment skills under the direction of a workplace mentor. Students also receive a $2,400 stipend upon successful completion of the program.

Applicants:

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Must be starting the 11th or 12th grade in the following fall.
  • Must have a 3.5 GPA or better.
  • Must submit a complete application.

Timeline:

  • Application Forms are due by January 15.
  • Interviews and student selection will occur during February through May.
  • All students interviewed will be contacted about the status of their application.
  • Final Student Selection will occur in late May/early June.
  •  Internships begin in early July.

MAIL APPLICATIONS BY January 15 TO:
Marine Technology Society
P.O. Box 371348
San Diego CA 92137-1348

For more information, visit MTS San Deigo's Webpage.

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Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Internship Program – Summer 2017

The Office of Science and Technology Policy is currently accepting applications for its Summer 2017 Policy Internship Program. The application deadline is 11:59pm Sunday, February 26th.  Students who are U.S. citizens and who will be actively enrolled in an academic program are welcome to apply.

More information and application instructions are available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/about/student/

About OSTP.  The Office of Science and Technology Policy advises the President on the effects of science and technology on domestic and international affairs. The office serves as a source of scientific and technological analysis and judgment for the President with respect to major policies, plans and programs of the Federal Government.

About the Internship Program.  Interns are accepted for one of three annual terms (Spring, Summer, or Fall), which each last no more than 90 days. While these positions are without compensation, the assignments provide educational enrichment, practical work experience, and network opportunities with other individuals in the science and technology policy arena.

For questions, please contact Rebecca Grimm rgrimm@ostp.eop.gov.

 

Additional information on student internships can be found on our Employment Center Web page under Resources. And try Pathways to Science, which is an online search program for that will help you find internships with many different organizations.

For example, see the MATE Center link for information on student internship opportunities, including positions with the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) fleet of research vessels and shore-based facilities and positions with marine-related employers in the Central California region. The Center is currently expanding these opportunities to include positions with the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) and marine science and technology employers across the nation.


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