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Caltech/Base 11 AMP Academic Year Program

Interns from community colleges in the greater Los Angeles area attend full day AMP sessions once a month, interacting with Caltech graduate student mentors, local experts and corporate partnersSample program activities
  • Academic problem solving to reinforce STEM skills
  • Building mini Mars rover with off-the-shelf materials
  • Research laboratory visits
  • Introductions to coding and technical writing
  • Project work and presentations
  • Preparation for interviews for internships, positions in industry and college transfers

AMP Summer Program

AMP Summer Program is a part of Caltech's WAVE Fellows program open to students who are enrolled in community college.

Summer interns execute a complete research project over 10 weeks in faculty laboratories, and are supported by graduate student-led mentoring and skills development sessions culminating in final oral presentations and written technical reports

Recent project titles

  • Trajectory following for autonomous underwater vehicles
  • High strain rate compressive behavior of 3D printed aluminum 6061 of varying porosity
  • Implementation of reaction wheels and balancing for spacecraft simulators

To read more about the program, and to find out about the eligibility criteria please follow the link.

To apply for 2024 AMP Summer Program please follow the link below. All applications are due on February 29, 2024.