Professional Development Opportunity Detail Page
|Name:||Pre-Service Teacher Internship|
|School/Institution:||Lawrence Berkeley National Lab|
|Opportunity Type:||DOE Laboratory
|Teacher Level:||Elementary School
|Description:||The DOE's Pre-Service Teacher (PST) program is designed to provide educational training and research experiences at Department of Energy laboratories for a diverse group of highly motivated undergraduate students who are interested in becoming K-12 science, mathematics, and technology teachers. The program allows pre-service teachers to learn about the real world of science, mathematics, and technology, and provides opportunities to creatively transfer this knowledge to the classroom.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's research and development includes new energy technologies and environmental solutions with a focus on energy efficiency, electric reliability, carbon management and global climate change, and fusion. Frontier research experiences exist in nanoscience, genomics and cancer research, advanced computing, and observing matter and energy at the most fundamental level in the universe. Ernest Orlando Lawrence founded Berkeley Lab, in 1931. Lawrence invented the cyclotron, which led to a Golden Age of particle physics, the foundation of modern nuclear science, and revolutionary discoveries about the nature of the universe. Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source is its premier national user facility located centrally on the lab site overlooking the San Francisco Bay.
Benefits and Requirements
|Benefit Explanation:||* $425 per week
* $1250 Housing supplement
* Travel supplement when applicable
|Citizenship Requirement:||U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
|Other Prerequisites:||Undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering participating in the UC CalTeach program or the CSU Science Teacher and Researcher (STAR) program; at least 18; participants must have medical insurance during their time at the Lab.
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Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information
1 Cyclotron Rd.
Berkeley, CA 94720