UCSC Science Internship Program (SIP) for High-School Students: Summer 2013




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SIP 2013: Projects, Mentors, Events, and Website (UPDATED 11/20/2013)

Final SIP 2013 roster.

Recent press release about the SIP students success in the 2013 Siemens science competition.

The SIP 2013 events calendar is here.

Answers to frequently asked questions are here (a must-read for new SIP mentors).



Click here for Dr. Adina Paytan's High School Summer Internship program covering the areas of Earth Sciences, Marine Sciences, Oceanography, Geology, etc.




Useful Links

Key events/deadlines and Discovery Lectures
Unix/Logging in/IDL (very basic step-by-step instructions)
IDL tutorial links: list of IDL routines (alphabetical order) and tutorial
Python tutorial links: LINK 1, LINK 2, link 3, link 4, link 5, link 6, and making plots
Astronomy journal reference links: NASA/ADS and arXiv
Housing and commuting
Orientation session topics (brief outline)


News Stories

Natalie Portman was an Intel STS Semifinalist!
Intel STS Finalists: UCSC News and Events (SIP 2010)
Castilleja School News Alert and video (SIP 2010)
Story in UCSC News and Events (SIP 2009)


Relevant Scholarships (not associated with SIP)

Proton Energy Scholarship
Davidson Fellowship




SIP 2012




SIP 2011




SIP 2010




SIP 2009




Group Projects / Camps

The COSMOS (The California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science) program at UCSC (various science and math topics) - applications are for the summer are open during the month of February
NASA's INSPIRE Program --- Research, Education and Careers in STEM Fields