University of California, Berkeley The Lawrence Hall of Science

Lawrence Science Internship

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Problem Solving
Scientific Application
21st Century Skill Incubation
STEM Maker Program

During the three weeks of the LSI program I learned that there’s not a standard answer while doing a project. You can use your creativity and imagination to build anything in any way. All I want to say is that imagination is the power to lead to success!

— Chris (G8), LSI 2019

Program Overview

July 18 - August 8, 2020
(3 weeks)
program nature
Program Nature
  • Practicum - converting classroom theory to real-world applications
  • Problem based learning and 21st century skill development
  • Practicing of engineering design methodology and cycle
  • 3 engineering subjects in 3 weeks: Coding, Structure, Biotech
  • Pre-assignments, Daily homework, Reflection paper per subject
  • 4th subject: Uncovering Berkeley STEM Disciplines – Lab tours & Researcher speeches
learn from the process
Learning From The Process
Creative thinking, Problem Solving, Brainstorming, Critical thinking, Analytical skills, Hands-on mentality, Collaboration, Communication, Presentation skills
  • Computer programming
  • Electronics control
  • Application software
  • Presentable STEM projects
  • Lawrence Hall of Science certificate
Talented and diverse UC Berkeley students of different academic backgrounds as residential counselors
  • Engineering/science labs on main campus
  • Workshops at the Lawrence Hall of Science
21st Century Skills Incubator
Develop ability in scientific learning and applied thinking
Familiarize with product design process and cycle
21st Century Skills Incubator

Curriculum & Courses

Program Subject I

Coding Nanosatellites

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Program Subject II

Designing Structures

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Program Subject III

Bio Design

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Program Subject IV

Uncovering Berkeley STEM Disciplines

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Application Eligibility

  • Rising 8th - 12th graders with STEM interests and problem-solving desire
  • Students of any academic major that need programming and knowledge of design process & cycle to solve their problems

Admission Requirements

  • Application fee
  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Grade report
  • Resume
  • Video interview

Events & Activities

  • SF City Tour, Ferry Ride
  • San Francisco Symphony / Concert of Performing Arts
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Stanford University / Apple Park and Great Mall Outlet Shopping
  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
  • Prom, Big C Hiking, Rose Garden, Berkeley Downtown, Berkeley Marina, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley Hills

* All tour itineraries are subject to change without notice

Program Fee

  • Including: Inclusive program tuition & fees, Airport transportation, Room & board, Linens, Insurance, Berkeley student as Residential counselors, US local high school students as assistant counselors, advising, Weekend & weekday activities, Group transportation
  • Not including: Airfare, B-2 visa, Personal expenses
If Berkeley is your Dream School, LSI can be the Key to Unlock your Possibilities