The California Alliance for Minority Participation provides resources and opportunities to under-represented students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
The program is sponsored by the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation at the National Science Foundation, and is part of the statewide CAMP program.
School year research under CAMP is only open to students who have participated in the summer program
The Summer Research Program provides a 10 week intensive research experience for CAMP eligible students interested in a career in science, engineering, technology or mathematics. CAMP participants work in a UCSB laboratory with a graduate student or postdoctoral researcher mentor. Mentors provide one-on-one training and support for the research project. In addition to research, the interns also participate in weekly group meetings to develop oral presentation skills, attend special seminars and present their results at an end-of-summer poster session. Students also present their research at the statewide CAMP symposium the year after completing their internship.
- The Summer CAMP program will run from June 23rd to August 30th, 2014.
- Approximately 10 internships will be awarded in all areas of science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
- The stipend for undergraduate interns is $3,000 total for 10 weeks at 30 hrs/week.
- Student in good academic standing at UCSB
- US citizen or permanent resident
- Member of under-represented group: blacks/african americans, native americans/alaskans, pacific islanders, latinos and latinas