Summer internship experiences are available in research laboratories and informal educational settings serving local high need students.
Internship Experience at Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) - Richland, Washington
PNNL Applications for Summer, 2014 were DUE November 8. Decisions made before Winter Break.
|Noyce Intern Hannah Fournier with the poster she created after her Internship experience during the summer of 2013. All posters created by interns are on display in the hallways of Blair Hall.||Kim Lykens, a 2012 summer Intern at PNNL in Richmond, Washington, poses by their sign.||Summer 2013 Interns (left to right): Katy Williams, Skylar Folkens, Hannah Fournier, Rachel Evans, Makenzie Daniels.|
- 8-10 weeks in length (June and July)
- Paid internship (housing) plus travel expenses to and from WA included
- Available to students at the end of their sophomore and junior year
- Avetec, a leader in simulation, modeling, and high-performance computing applications, arranges STEM internships for Noyce Scholars at PNNL. The students are assigned to a STEM research project related to their major field of study and produce a research report on their topic.The PNNL experience will challenge the students to engage in inquiry-, problem-, and project-based learning and then apply their learning both in the research area and in pedagogy, allowing them to accelerate their subject matter mastery and their teaching skills.
- Information sessions held fall and spring semester will offer applications due late Fall Semester each year. PNNL Interns for the summer of 2013 had a great time: newly chosen were Makenzie Daniels, Skylar Folkens & Hannah Fournier; they were joined by 2012-13 Noyce Scholars Rachel Evans and Katy Williams.
- PNNL Application at this link. Complete and return as per instructions.
Local Internships in Informal Educational Settings
- 8 weeks in length (June and July)
- Paid internships and housing/meals (on campus)
- Available to students at the end of their freshmen and sophomore year
- Internship with the Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Civic and Urban Engagement in the Strengthening After-School Programs. Under the guidance of a mentor, interns will be responsible for planning and teaching math or science lessons for students in grades 2-6. Applications were due in mid-February of 2013. The Interns chosen for Summer of 2013 for the Science Club were Stephanie Brandstetter and Cara Vendeville (pictured on left), and Math Club Interns (in picture on right) were Deidre Hooley and Haley Conkel.
- Tutor-Counselor work with Witt's Upward Bound program. The primary responsibilities would be to assist with STEM and computational science coursework and related co-curricular activities to excite secondary school students about STEM disciplines.
Available for students who are completing their freshmen or sophomore year.
Applications due mid to late February.
As applications become available yearly, links will be found on this page.