Summer Internship 2020


Date: Mondays through Fridays from June 8 to July 3, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Four (4) weeks’ summer bridge program that will emphasize the development of competencies in Mathematics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics, and English. Participants will learn about energy and energy systems, and the challenges presented by human needs in the 21st century. The application process is now open for 9th to 12th grade students.

To apply click here (see Requirements and Application documents below).


  • Prepare student for university work
  • Exposition to formal courses (curricular component), seminars and workshops
  • At least two field trips to energy or science projects


  • Be a student in good standing (students are not required to study engineering but should have an interest in sciences or engineering).
  • GPA (grade point average) of at least 2.50 / 4.0 ("por lo menos 2.50 de promedio acumulativo").
  • Devote, during Monday through Friday, 6.5 hours during the months of June (8) to July (3) (4 weeks = 20 days)
  • Attend all courses and seminars and be on-time and participative.
  • Prepare presentations in one topic of energy based on literature research.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

(Continued support is subjected to performance evaluations.)


  1. Fill out the 1-page application form here
  2. Write a 1-page essay (must be in English, no less than 250 and no more than 500 words) discussing why do you want to participate in the Sciences & Engineering Summer Internship 2020, what do you expect to gain out of the experience, and how the experience will help you attain your academic goals and career plans.
  3. Copy of last Official transcripts (GPA evidence).
  4. Parents need to sign authorization for the student’s participation.
  5. Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Submit PDF files of these documents, via the web application.

Documents and application must be submitted no later than March 15 , 2020