The RISE (Raising Interest in Science and Engineering) Summer Internship Program for HS Students is sponsored by the Office of Science Outreach. It’s an intensive 7-week summer program for local Bay Area students (living within 25-mile radius of campus) interested in science, engineering, math, computer science, or psychology. Students spend 30 hours 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 families to attend college.
RISE offers participants:
- An intense and rewarding research experience
- Weekly community enrichment activities
- A stipend of $2,500
- Graduate student or post-doctoral mentor
- A network of like-minded high school students who love science and engineering
Most applicants are nominated by their science teacher.