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Foothill College SLI STEM Summer Internships: A Call for Host Startups

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Are you interested in hosting a fully funded community college student intern?

Foothill College’s Science Learning Institute proudly announces its Summer 2024 Internship program, exclusively inviting Rosenman Founders to participate as host startups. This unique program is designed to provide Foothill College students with real-world experience in a nurturing environment.

Program Overview

  • Duration: Engage with a community college student in a 9 or 10-week part-time internship, starting from July 8, 2024, through early September.
  • Mentor Commitment: As a host, you’ll commit to guiding the intern for 7-8 hours weekly for a regular internship or 3-6 hours weekly for a micro-internship.
  • Project Proposal: Create a project that aligns with your area of research or professional work, offering the intern a chance to contribute meaningfully and develop independence.
  • Internship Options: Choose between a micro-internship (6-7 hours per week for the intern) or a regular internship (15-20 hours per week for the intern).
  • Collaboration with UCSF Rosenman Institute: This program is a joint effort with the UCSF Rosenman Institute, aimed at enriching the educational and professional experience of Foothill College students.

Become a Mentor and Guide

Embrace this opportunity to mentor and inspire future professionals by sharing your knowledge and expertise. For more detailed information about this impactful program, please refer to the program overview.

What our entrepreneurs have to say about hosting interns …

“Our intern was engaged, intellectually curious, motivated, and a self-starter — all key attributes for joining an early-stage startup. Her contributions helped advance our R&D program on a number of fronts.”

Ravi Pamnani
CEO & Co-Founder, Intact Therapeutics

What our interns have to say about their experiences …

I was grateful to gain some real-world lab skills prior to applying for transfer to a four-year university. I enjoyed working in the innovative and flexible start-up environment and would consider it a solid option for future job searches.

Madison Pearson
Foothill College student studying chemistry, intern at Intact Therapeutics, summer 2021

This experience has been so valuable and empowering for me to understand what a future career could potentially look like for me. I got a glimpse into what it’s like working in the professional world and gained insight on how to communicate and work with others.

Cindy Tung
Foothill College student intern at Potrero Medical, summer 2021, currently at UC Berkeley studying bioengineering

For more information, contact sli@foothill.edu

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