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Summer Research Projects 2021

Paid Summer Research Opportunities

Apply Here by April 23rd 

We are proud to announce the following summer research opportunities for current STEM students attending Mission College.

Biology Research with Dr. See Chan

Conduct a study of the mechanisms of action of less well-studied joint supplements benefitting osteoarthritis (OA) at Mission College.

Mission College Biology Research with Dr. Jean Replicon

Conduct research on temporal patterns among birds captured at Coyote Creek Field Station (CCFS) in Milpitas.

Engineering Research with Dr. Bob Schaffer at Mission College

Advancing the VR project from last summer's research team.

Math Research with Dr. Shirely Yap at CSUEB

Data processing and mathematical modeling.

Health Sciences Research Dr. Juleen Lam at CSUEB

Health Sciences research with Dr. Juleen Lam at CSUEB.


Opportunities From Other Organizations

USDA Summer Internships
UC Santa Cruz Opportunities
  • UC Santa Cruz Undergraduate Research Opportunities: The site provides a wealth of information on how to get involved in research and offers a searchable database of research opportunities.
  • STEM Diversity Programs: The Division of Physical & Biological Sciences is home to wide variety of programs aimed at promoting students success and diversity in the sciences. For more information on these programs visit the STEM Diversity Programs.
  • California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP): The CAMP program seeks to place under-represented undergraduates majoring in the sciences in a research lab to not only learn valuable lab skills but also encourage and support students pursuing graduate-level education in the sciences.
  • Scientific Diving Program: UCSC is one of only a few universities in the country that offer a scientific diving program. The program trains certified scuba divers in conducting underwater research.
    • Possessing a scientific diving certification allows you to participate in various research projects sponsored by the Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, and Ocean Sciences Departments and can possilbly lead to fieldwork jobs in the summer and after graduation.

Other Summer Experiences