Thank you for your interest in SEP’s High School Programs. Please see below and click on “learn more” to read more about each of SEP’s programs for high school students.
Applications are open now!
Please find links to the applications within the individual program pages, by clicking on learn more.
Information Sessions for SEP’s 2023 High School Programs:
Please click on the button to view a recording of our information session, a chance to hear more about SEP’s high school programs and see program details side by side.
Please note that these information sessions are for students from SFUSD, SF Charter Schools or SF College Track.
High School Intern Program
For rising seniors
Through SEP’s High School Intern Program, SFUSD high school students learn how to conduct biomedical research during an 8-week paid summer internship at UC San Francisco. Students are matched with a scientist mentor who guides their learning of science content and skills to complete a unique research project. Learn more below:
Teen Wellness Connection
For rising juniors
The Teen Wellness Connection empowers teen leaders to steer conversation around teen health issues. This 9-month program connects high school students with UCSF scientist and experts around health issues that directly affect teens. Under the guidance of UCSF staff, program participants build their own wellness conference to inform and engage with their high school student peers. Learn more below:
Cellular Construction Workshop
For rising juniors and seniors
The Cellular Construction Workshop is a two-week workshop that engages high school student/teacher teams in design challenges as they learn about cellular engineering. Students and teachers take lab tours at UCSF and learn about potential careers and college majors in cellular engineering. Open to students and teachers from SFUSD, SF Charter Schools or SF College track and selected East Bay and south of San Francisco school districts. Learn more below:
Teen Wellness Summit on Mental Health
For SFUSD High School Students
Saturday March 18th from 9am-3pm
At the City College San Francisco Campus
A FREE daylong gathering for 150 SFUSD teens to gain knowledge, learn new skills, reduce stigma around mental health, get helpful resources, and have fun! Presentations from University of California San Francisco (UCSF) researchers, health professionals, and other local experts on teen mental health. Exciting workshops include: Eating Disorders, Technology and Mental Health, Reducing the Stigma, and many more! Learn more and register for the Summit below: