Ready to Pursue Your Passion for World-Changing Research and Accelerate Your Career?


The CITRIS Workforce Innovation Program offers the opportunity to build in-demand skills through paid eight-week internships - earn up to $6000.

You'll receive training in leadership and project management, and you will be supported throughout the program by dedicated CITRIS staff and a community of peers in your cohort.

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute invite undergraduate students from all majors at UC Santa Cruz to apply for placements in one of five areas of emerging IT innovation important to the state of California:


  • Aviation ✈️
  • Climate resilience 🌎
  • Digital health 🩺
  • Robotics 🤖
  • Semiconductors 💻


Internships will run from June–August 2022.


Apply by March 18!



For more information join our virtual information session, Friday, March 4th

Register here:


Questions? Contact Carmen Robinson at