STEM Core students participate in technical Internship placements with leading industry partners.
The STEM Core Program provides internship opportunities for students that participate and successfully complete the program. Students that are currently enrolled and in good standing with the STEM Core at participating colleges during the 2022-2023 academic year are eligible for placements
Curious about the STEM Core Internship Process? Learn more about the 2023 application and placement process. Watch this Video!
(selected students will move on after round 1 interviews)
Here are details that you need to know to prepare, apply for and land a STEM Core internship with a top employer!
Applications open Oct. 17th. Early submission are due Dec. 1st. The Application will close on March 31, 2023.
Yes: Round 1 Interviews with STEM Core/Growth Sector staff. Selected students will move on to Round 2 interviews with employer partners.
Primarily in person with some virtual/hybrid options.
Placements begin end of spring semester/after finals. Exact date will be determined by your employer mentor.
As early as December then ongoing through Spring 2023, dependent on employer matching process.
Since placements are ongoing, we will do our best to keep your campus Student Support Specialist (SSS) up to date on application status.
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8–10 weeks 40 hours a week. Note: some placements have possibility for ongoing internship or possibile employment after completion of placement.
Stipends are non-negotiable and standard rate through the STEM Core program/employer.
Students who are current participants of the program at a participating STEM Core campus. Calculus ready by the beginning of summer 2023. Good standing with STEM Core program. Available for an average of 40 hours a week (during traditional hours)
STEM Core placements are nationwide. A few of the Summer 2023 placements included: Cal Trans, NASA JPL, CSULA, Berkeley Lab, Printer Prezz, SLAC, Stryker. *Additional employers will be added.
STEM Core students provides a number of resources to help you prepare for internships. We encourage you to review materials and connect with your STEM Core campus team to assist in fine tuning your materials (application, resume etc.)
Refer to this document to help you improve your action verb selection on your resume.Download Worksheet
Learn more about the companies who you may be interning with for summer 2023!Download Flyer
Growth Sector provides a number of services aimed at helping students prepare for internship opportunities. The Internship Development Series works to provide workshops to participants network wide with topics that covered, "STEM Resume Writing", "Creating a Professional LinkedIn Profile", and "Tips for a successful interview"Download Flyer
A simple explanation of the structure and content your resume should have.Download Guide
A more detailed slide deck with useful information on all parts of the resume process.Download Slides
These internship opportunities are for students enrolled and in good standing with the STEM Core program at participating colleges during the 2022-2023 academic year.
To apply, please complete this application form. The application submission period ends March 31 2023.
Please email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org