The AIM Photonics Research Apprenticeship Program is a 8-week summer research program designed to provide the technical and professional training required to transition into careers within the photonics industry.  This program is not running in 2019.

2018 Art of Science First Place Coniatus splendidulus

The annual Art of Science competition at the University of California Santa Barbara that tells the stories of technical innovation, pure discovery, and inspired creativity that emerge when art and science unfold together. 

Enrich the academic experience of undergraduates at UCSB in STEM disciplines early on in their educational careers.

The Gorman Scholars Program provides UCSB undergraduates across all STEM majors with an opportunity to receive invaluable mentoring from faculty, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students mentors while pursuing innovative interdisciplinary research projects.

Undergraduates are given the opportunity to eat lunch with various UC Santa Barbara faculty in science, engineering and mathematics.

The Maximizing Access to Research Careers is a two-year program for undergraduates interested in biomedical research, leadership development and graduate school preparation.

The Problem-based Initiatives for Powerful Engagement and Learning In Naval Engineering and Science (PIPELINES) program is an exciting opportunity for science and engineering undergraduates to participate in an 8-week immersive experience, where teams of students compete in finding the most innovative and effective design solutions to real-world Naval engineering and science design projects.

Introducing students to conducting research and the many facets of being a scientist or engineer.

PRIME seeks to meet industry demand by providing access to a diverse pool of talented interns and recent graduates who are prepared to successfully transition into the corporate environment

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) chapter at UC Santa Barbara.

STEEM is a comprehensive academic enhancement program for community college transfers in Mathematics Majors at UCSB. STEEM's goal is to nurture student's academic achievement through financial support and opportunities to actively engage in the Mathematics community through early preparation that addresses the academic skills, social networking, and career exploration needed for success in Mathematics.

 SIMS is a two-week intensive residential program for newly admitted UCSB freshmen. Graduate students and Post-docs are encouraged to participate as either research mentors or Mathematics and Physics short-course instructors.

The Summer Institute in Mathematics and Science (SIMS) is a 3-week academic preparation and research training program for newly admitted UCSB freshman. SIMS will be offered on-line this year.


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University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6105