Boyce Thompson Institute

533 Tower Rd. Ithaca, NY 14853

2023 High School Internship Program


Welcome to the 2022 High School Research Experience Program Application!

Applications are open from December 5 - March 31, 2023 (deadline has been extended from February 4th)

BTI High School Research Experience is open to current high school students over the age of 16 by the start of the program and available June 27 - August 11 (Monday through Friday) full-time. Selected students will receive an educational stipend of $4,000 for the 7 week program. Housing and meal stipends are not included.

This opportunity is open to students who live in the Ithaca region and surrounding counties. Selected student cannot be graduating seniors and must be 16 years or older by June 28th to be eligible. Follow the link below to access our online application and create an account to begin.

For your application to be considered applicants must:

-Complete and sign the application form
-Include a 700 word (or less) essay explaining why you would benefit from this experience, your interest in the program as well as career and educational aspirations.

-Include a copy of your current (unofficial) transcript
-Share two references (name, phone, and email) who can speak to your interests and background
-Optional: Upload a copy of your resume

Selected students will be required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 before June 27, or obtain a university-approved medical or religious exemption.