||High School Internship||Idaho State University||Pocatello Idaho|
Idaho State University Physics Department High School Internship
Watch a video presentation that an intern (Summer of 2008) made. Enjoy.
Click here to apply for the Idaho State University Physics Department High School Internship.
(Interns rafting on the Salmon River during the Summer of 2011)
The Idaho State University (ISU) Physics High School Internship provides an opportunity to gain experience in the exciting field of physics. The Idaho State University Physics Department will be accepting about 6 to 10 interns on a six week program, June 10th - July 19th, 2013.
Current High School Juniors or Seniors, as of March 1st each year, may apply if they are at least 16 years old by June 10th, 2013 and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a high ACT/SAT score.
The program provides free room and board in The Rendezvous (the newest and nicest dorm on campus), food for the entire stay, weekly outside activities (including whitewater rafting and a trip to Lagoon Amusement Park), a wage of $9.00 an hour for 40hours a week, hands on experience in laboratories, and a $3,000 scholarship.
Room and BoardStudents will be given free room and board living on campus in ISU's newest and nicest dorm, Rendezvous (finished in August 2007). The rooms are apartment style with four separate bedrooms, kitchen, living room, washer/dryer, and bathroom. Click on the link to get more detailed information and pictures of the facility.
Tuner Hall and Market Cafe are the places where the interns will be eating their meals while living on campus.
Turner Hall is an all you can eat cafeteria with varying food selection. There is a grill open for both breakfast and dinner. You can order breakfast burritos, omelts, burgers, french-fries, etc.
Market Cafe is located in the Pond Student Union Building (SUB). Interns will be eating here for lunch with $8.00 limit. Soup, salad, deli items, grill (gyros, hamburgers, french-fries, etc.), pizza, Asian stir fry, and a variety of baked goods are available here.
ActivitiesInterns will be given opportunities to do fun activities outside the work environment. Some previous activities from last year included: going to Lagoon Amusement Park (located in Salt Lake City), floating down the Portnef River at Lava Spring Hot Springs, laser taging at Outer Limits (an arcade facility in Pocatello), bowling and eating pizza at ISU bowling alley, and hiking in the back hills of Pocatello.
Wage and Scholarship
Interns will be given an opportunity to earn $9.00 an hour pay based on a 40 hour work week. The $3,000 scholarship will be given to those who attend Idaho State University and pursue a degree in Physics.