UC Santa Barbara Research Mentorship Program

by Vash Doshi, Graduate Peer Career
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:15 AM

The UC Santa Barbara Research Mentorship Program (RMP) is seeking graduate students, postdocs, researchers, and faculty for a paid mentorship opportunity this summer.

RMP is a highly competitive, six-week summer program that engages qualified and talented high school students from all over the world in interdisciplinary and hands-on research. ​Their students are bright, motivated, and possess the desirable technical and analytical skills, as well as the requisite lab safety training, to successfully undertake university-level research.

Join ​their program as a mentor and help create an academically inspiring summer for their next generation of researchers.

Program dates: [6 weeks] June 22 – July 31 (Summer Session A)
Mentor Stipend:
• $1,000 per student mentored
• May submit up to 2 projects (up to 2 students per project for a
compensation of up to $4,000)
• Must have a hands-on component (i.e., experimental, field, numerical,
qualitative, etc.)
Deadline to Apply: June 10, 2020, however, please note that ​they may fill project slots prior to this date.

​They strongly recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

  • Due to a high volume of submissions, ​they are no longer considering projects in Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • ​They have very limited number of spots avaibale for Science and Engineering projects. Proposals will be reviewed upon submission and accepted on a case-by-case basis.

Note: Graduate students may be employed up to 100% over the summer. Mentor applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

For any questions, please email: Lina Kim or call 805-893-8950.