Advising News and Tips

Winter 2020—Week 3

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

ADVISING TIP OF THE WEEK

The Julie Tripp Fellowship
The Julie Tripp Fellowship was founded to provide support for students enrolled in the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon who will study, explore, and/or conduct research requiring domestic or international travel to one or two countries over a six-week period during the summer between their junior and senior years (travel can be, but doesn’t have to be, associated with a formal study abroad program or with the student’s CHC thesis). Funds may be used to assist students with expenses related to, including (but not limited to) travel, tuition, fees, books, lodging, meals, passports, visas, or other related research or educational expenses.  Students will produce a creative project about their experience (e.g. a video, photo album, sketchbook, etc.) upon their return.

Two $5,000 fellowships will be awarded to current CHC juniors (third-year students) for use in Summer 2020. Students can apply for the Tripp Fellowship via the CHC’s annual scholarship application process on the R.D. Clark Honors College Canvas siteThe deadline to apply for the Tripp Fellowship is Monday, February 17, 2020. Students can contact Elizabeth Raisanen, Assistant Dean of Advising & Strategic Partnerships (raisanen@uoregon.edu) with questions about the Tripp Fellowship.

Want to learn more? Join us for an information session on Thursday, January 23 from 4:30 – 5:30pm in 102 Chapman.

CHC DATES & DEADLINES

  • Friday, Jan. 24: Deadline to submit a Course Substitution Petition or a Requirement Exception Petition to the CHC Reception Desk
  • Friday, Jan. 31: Last day to schedule a thesis defense for winter term
  • Friday, Jan. 31: Deadline for students on CHC Academic Warning/Probation to meet with their official CHC advisors
  • Friday, Feb. 14: Deadline to submit the Thesis Prospectus Application form (link is available online on the CHC Canvas site) in order to get pre-authorization to enroll in the HC 477H: Thesis Prospectus course during spring term
  • Monday, Feb. 17: CHC Scholarship Applications due (see CHC Canvas site for link to the online application)

UO DATES & DEADLINES

  • Full UO Academic Calendar for Winter Term
  • Sunday, Jan. 26: Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits, "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 50%
  • Sunday, Feb. 2: Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits, "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 25%
  • Sunday, Feb. 2: Last day to apply for Winter 2020 undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb
  • Friday, Feb. 7: Course offerings for Spring 2020 available
  • FAFSAs for 2019-20 can now be completed beginning October 1 for both continuing and incoming students (see the Financial Aid Office website for more info)

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • NEW! Drop-in Career Advising

Starting to search for jobs? Don’t miss out on this excellent resource! Every Thursday for Winter term, UO Career Coach Colleen McCarthy will be available for drop-in career advising to answer all of your questions and concerns. Colleen can help with resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and job searching.

Date: Every Thursday of Winter term
Time: 3:00 – 5:00pm
Place: 115 LLC

  • NEW! Stress and Anxiety Management Workshop

Learn how to identify stress and anxiety triggers and work on personalized management techniques. All students are welcome to drop in to this free workshop.

Date: Wednesday, January 22
Time: 2:00pm
Place: Duck Nest, EMU 041

  • NEW! Black Mental Health on College Campuses

Why don’t black people talk about mental health? What are the mental health needs of black college students? Where do I find the support I need as a black student on campus? Culture - a person's beliefs, norms, values and language - plays a key role in every aspect of our lives, including our mental health. Mental illness doesn't discriminate but people do. People of color in the United States battle with microaggressions, cultural/religious/ language barriers, and negative stereotypes. Making asking for help even more challenging, additionally students of color often face historical and cultural barriers when trying to access mental health services. This workshop will examines clinical and emotional aspects of mental illness along with the myths and stigma, that surround mental health in black communities. The purpose of this workshop is to educate the community on black mental health challenges, history, and resources. This workshop is free and open to UO students, faculty, and staff.

Date: Thursday, January 30
Time: 2:00 – 2:50pm
Place: Duck Nest, EMU 041

  • NEW! Personal Finance 101

Understand the basics of budgeting, saving, and building and maintaining good credit as a college student and beyond.

Date: Thursday, January 23
Time: 4:00 – 5:00pm
Place: Lease Crutcher Lewis room, EMU 023

  • 3+3 Six Years to a Law Degree Information Session

The 3+3 Program enables highly talented and motivated honors college students interested in a legal career to complete both a Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor at the University of Oregon. No application form or prior commitment is required for Clark Honors College students to participate.

Date: Wednesday, January 22
Time: 4:00 – 5:00pm
Place: 101 Chapman

  • Tripp Fellowship Information Session

The Julie Tripp Fellowship was founded to provide support for students enrolled in the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon who will study, explore, and/or conduct research requiring domestic or international travel to one or two countries over a six-week period during the summer between their junior and senior years (travel can be, but doesn’t have to be, associated with a formal study abroad program or with the student’s CHC thesis). Two $5,000 fellowships will be awarded to current CHC juniors (third-year students) for use in Summer 2020. Read more about the fellowship below under “Scholarships & Fellowship Opportunities” and join us at the information session!

Date: Thursday, January 23
Time: 4:30 – 5:30pm
Place: 102 Chapman

  • CHC FaculTEA Hour

Meet the CHC Faculty and enjoy tea, cookies, and conversation!

Date: Thursday, January 23
Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm
Place: Chapman Hall Hearth (first floor)

  • Study Abroad General Scholarships

Learn how to fund your study abroad and/or global internship opportunity! With one application you can be eligible for up to 6 different scholarships. Find out more information and eligibility at this link.

Date: Tuesday, January 28
Time: 4:00pm
Place: 191 Anstett Hall

  • GEO Student Perspectives Fair

Discover the cultural, culinary, and academic experiences from recently returned study abroad students and current international exchange students. FREE food and giveaways! There will also be staff to talk about additional programs and ways to fund your program.

Date: Wednesday, January 29
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Place: EMU Crater Lake Rooms

Join Clark Honors College faculty member Casey Shoop at this info session to learn more about his 10-week fall 2020 program based in the heart of London that will allow you to satisfy two Clark Honors College colloquia courses as you explore how writers and artists have imagined and experienced London in the 20th- and 21st-centuries. 

Date: Thursday, February 6
Time: 4:00 – 5:00pm
Place: 102 Chapman

  • Gilman Scholarship Workshop

Learn how to make your essay competitive for this national study abroad scholarship. This scholarship provides up to $5,000 for undergraduates to pursue study abroad and/or international internships. Applicants must be U.S. citizens (permanent residents are not eligible) and must be receiving (or provide proof that they will receive) a Federal Pell Grant. The Gilman seeks to fund students who have been traditionally under-represented in study abroad and those who choose non-traditional study abroad destinations. Additional funds (up to $3,000) may be awarded to students studying critical need languages.

Date: Thursday, February 6
Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm
Place: 117 Fenton Hall

  • Internship and Career Fair

Whether you’re looking for a start to your career or you want summer work experience, the Internship and Career Fair is the place to be. Employers want potential candidates to have work experience and the Internship and Career Fair will be packed with short and long term work possibilities. Bring your resume and join us from 12pm to 4:00pm in the Ballroom on February 20th.

Date: Thursday, February 20
Time: 12:00 – 4:00pm
Place: EMU Ballroom

 

SCHOLARSHIP & FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

  • NEW! UROP Mini-Grants

Application deadline: February 21, 2020
The UROP Mini-Grant Program offers awards of up to $1000.00 of support to undergraduate students that are conducting research or creative scholarship under the guidance of a University of Oregon faculty member. Mini-grants may be used to purchase materials, equipment, and supplies that are necessary for the project and/or cover travel expenses related to completing the project (mini-grants cannot be used to pay for travel to present research at a conference).

  • NEW! The UO College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 2, 2020
The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting online applications for a significant number of donor-supported scholarships and fellowships to CAS students – both undergraduate and graduate. These awards are for continuing students only. Minimum GPA requirement is 3.0. Please visit http://cas.uoregon.edu/cas-scholarships/ for more information on each scholarship’s criteria, average award amounts, and a link to the online application materials.

  • NEW! VPRI Undergraduate Fellowship

Application deadline: April 23, 2023
The Vice President for Research and Innovation (VPRI) Undergraduate Fellowship awards $5,0000 fellowships to students who conduct research, creative scholarship or complete work on an innovative project full-time during the summer. More information can be found here.

  • NEW! Mitchell Scholarships

UO “intention to apply” deadline: During the winter term of your third year of study, schedule an interview with the UO’s Mitchell advisor. By the end of spring term of your third year, confirm with the advisor your intent to apply.
External application deadline: Late September of your fourth year of study
Mitchell Scholarships named to honor former U.S. Senator George Mitchell’s pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to public service and community.  Up to 12 Mitchell scholars who may be seniors, alumni, and graduate students who are U.S. Citizens no older than 30, are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.  Award covers tuition, housing, a $12,000 living expenses stipend, and international travel.  Students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Marshall Scholarship advisor, Dr. Josh Snodgrass (dsinfo@uoregon.edu). More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • NEW! Marshall Scholarships

UO “intention to apply” deadline: During the winter term of your third year of study, schedule an interview with the UO’s Marshall advisor. By the end of spring term of your third year, confirm with the advisor your intent to apply.
External application deadline: Late September or early October of your fourth year of study
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom.  Up to 40 scholars are selected each year to study at the graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study.  The scholarship allows the scholars, who are the potential leaders, opinion-formers, and decision-makers in their own countries, to gain an understanding and appreciation of British values and the British way of life. It also establishes long-lasting ties between the peoples of Britain and the United States. Each scholarship is held for one to two years. Award covers university fees, tuition, books, a thesis grant, research, and daily travel, plus fares to and from the United States. Students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Marshall Scholarship advisor, Dr. Josh Snodgrass (dsinfo@uoregon.edu). More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • Deadline today! Boren Undergraduate Scholarships

Application Deadline: January 21, 2020
The National Security Education Program (NSEP) / Boren scholarships are awarded to undergraduates studying abroad in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Preference is given to those pursuing studies of less commonly taught languages. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and selection is based on academic merit. The maximum award amount is $8,000 for summer, $10,000 for one semester, and $20,000 for a full academic year. Award recipients must fulfill a service requirement upon graduation, working for selected federal departments and agencies. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit draft applications to Global Education Oregon for review at least one month prior to the UO deadline. For more information and application materials, visit the National Security Education Program (NSEP) / Boren scholarships website. There is an on-campus Boren review process for this scholarship, and interested students should contact Global Education Oregon at geoglobe@uoregon.edu regarding questions and the application process, as well as relevant info sessions and workshops.

  • Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship

UO application deadline: TBA (usually sometime in January) Please contact Dr. Lombardi (lombardi@uoregon.edu) for information on internal deadline.
External deadline: January 31, 2020

The Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($700/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to $8,000) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year. The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical educational training experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship. Students who wish to apply should contact one of the Hollings Scholarship advisor, V. Patterson Lombardi (lombardi@uoregon.edu).  More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website. Apply here!

  • Digital Humanities Associate Fellowship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Application Deadline: Saturday, February 1, 2020
The Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and the William Levine Family Institute for Holocaust Education are pleased to invite applications for the Digital Humanities Associate Fellowship Program, designed for students currently enrolled in a master’s degree program or completing their undergraduate education. Students who have completed more than one year of doctoral work will not be considered. We are now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 program through February 1st, 2020.

The Museum welcomes applications from students in the use of technology for research and teaching in all academic disciplines, including history, political science, literature, Jewish studies, computer science, psychology, sociology, geography, and others. Students outside the field of history are encouraged to apply. Digital Humanities Associate Fellows for the 2020 year are required to be in residence at the Museum for nine months, arriving in September and departing at the end of May, 2021.
For application instructions and further information, click on this link.

  • Morris K. Udall Scholarship

Internal deadline: February 7, 2020
External deadline: March 7, 2020

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships for undergraduates from a variety of fields with a demonstrated commitment to environmental or natural resource issues. Native American or Alaskan native students are also eligible for fields related to tribal health care or tribal policy.  Award includes up to $7,000 for tuition, room, and board, or other educational expenses.  Must be a junior or senior (including 4th year of a 5th year track); must have a demonstrated commitment to environmental or natural resource issues through coursework, research, internships, jobs, or extracurricular activities.  Native American or Alaskan native students are also eligible for fields related to tribal health care or tribal policy. Students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Udall Scholarship advisor, Dr. Jason T. Younker (jyounker@uoregon.edu).  More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • CHC Exclusive: Julie Tripp Fellowship

Application Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2020
Are you interested in conducting research on your thesis (or other passion project) in another country in Summer 2020?  If so, apply for the CHC’s Julie Tripp Fellowship!

The Julie Tripp Fellowship was founded to provide support for students enrolled in the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon who will study, explore, and/or conduct research requiring domestic or international travel to one or two countries over a six-week period during the summer between their junior and senior years (travel can be, but doesn’t have to be, associated with a formal study abroad program or with the student’s CHC thesis).  Funds may be used to assist students with expenses related to, including (but not limited to) travel, tuition, fees, books, lodging, meals, passports, visas, or other related research or educational expenses.  Students will produce a creative project about their experience (e.g. a video, photo album, sketchbook, etc.) upon their return.

Two $5,000 fellowships will be awarded to current CHC juniors (third-year students) for use in Summer 2020.  Students can apply for the Tripp Fellowship via the CHC’s annual scholarship application process on the R.D. Clark Honors College Canvas site.  The online application will open the first week of winter term and will remain open through Monday, February 17, 2020.  Students can contact Elizabeth Raisanen, Assistant Dean of Advising & Strategic Partnerships (raisanen@uoregon.edu) with questions about the Tripp Fellowship. An information session will be held on January 23.  

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Application deadline: March 5, 2020 (for programs in Summer or Fall 2020)
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000.  This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving a Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.  The scholarship offers awards up to $5,000 (or up to $8,000 for those who are studying a critical-need language while abroad).  The Gilman Scholarship is a great funding option for students who are considering traveling abroad with one of the CHC’s signature study abroad programs.  In addition, GEO advisors (as well as CHC faculty members who offer study abroad opportunities) are available to meet with you about the application process, and to review your essay drafts.  Please visit the UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website for more information about the Gilman.

  • First Year Research Engagement Fellowship (FYRE)

Application Deadline: April 3, 2020
CURE is pleased to launch FYRE, created to provide first-year undergraduate students with the valuable opportunity to explore research. This fellowship, made possible by the University of Oregon Foundation Board of Trustees, will fund five students each academic year. FYRE offers a $4000 stipend to the individual student, and $1000 to their faculty mentor. FYRE recipients are expected to engage in full-time summer research for 8-10 weeks, under the mentorship of a UO faculty mentor (TTF or career NTTF). The application is now live (!) with a submission deadline of April 3, 2020Click here, to access the application. The applicant is asked to have a faculty mentor identified, with potential research project plans, at the time of application. CURE invites those students who are looking to connect with a prospective faculty mentor, to meet with our team (visit open hours or by appointment) so that we can work with you to provide guidance, resources, and support.

 

INTERNSHIP, JOB, STUDY ABROAD, VOLUNTEER, & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

  • NEW! Nominate an advisor for the UO Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award

Nomination deadline: February 14, 2020
The Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Success (UESS) and the All-Campus Advising Association (ACAA) are seeking nominations for the annual University of Oregon Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Awards. We would like to personally invite you to submit the names of advisors you think exemplify excellence in advising and who meet the following eligibility requirements:

● Outstanding Professional Advisor: Any professional whose job dictates that the majority of his/her responsibilities are in undergraduate advising.

● Outstanding Faculty Advisor: Any appointed tenure-track, non-tenure-track, or pro tem faculty member who mentors or advises undergraduate students in addition to holding significant teaching and research responsibilities.

Click here to nominate an advisor!

  • NEW! UO Undergraduate Symposium online application now open!

Application deadline: April 6, 2020
Apply now to present your research at the 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium, which will be held on May 21, 2020. Visit the symposium website for more information and to access the online application.

  • NEW! 2020-21 PeerLINK: Office of Academic Advising Peer Advisors Application Open

Application Deadline: February 16, 2020
Application:
advising.uoregon.edu/content/apply-be-peer-link-advisor
PeerLINK Advisors will work with students to help explain general education requirements, lead workshops, navigate campus resources, serve as a comfortable point of contact, and more. In addition to providing ongoing information and support to other students, PeerLINK Advisors will gain valuable work experience, explore and develop leadership identity, and advance their interpersonal and communication skills. This is a paid position at $11.50 per hour, with room for growth. Questions? E-mail kkatkus@uoregon.edu

  • NEW! Travelport Summer 2020 Internship Program

Travelport offers talented students an opportunity to start their careers working on some of the travel industry’s most interesting technical and business challenges. Start a challenging and satisfying career in the technology industry, working with some of the most well-known brands. This 12-week, structured program gives you the chance to work on real projects and company products. You will be asked to apply your skills to real-life problems that matter to customers and advanced technology. You might be asked to maintain and support key applications, infrastructure and software, or ensure functional/technical designs meet business requirements. Openings available at both the Denver and Atlanta locations. Apply for Non-Tech Internships here, Tech Internships here, and Data Science Internships here. Email Kathryn Lengel (kathryn.lengel@travelport.com) with questions.

  • Deadline today! Conference Ambassador for Summer 2020 with UO Conference Services

Application Deadline: January, 21, 2020
Application:
https://uoregon.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2296822
Conference Services provides a solution-based service for the UO, University Housing, and its students and guests in the summer months. We provide opportunities to enhance your skills in leadership, problem solving, critical thinking, and much more. The Conference Ambassador is a full-time stipend position with room and board for the summer session. This seasonal position works June 13–August 22, 2020, with the opportunity for extended employment of three additional weeks in September 2020.  The Conference Ambassador is a resource and guide to campus and conferences staying on campus as well as facilitators for a number of programs. In 2020, we have the honor of supporting events such as the 2020 U.S. Track & Field Olympic Trials, IntroDUCKtion with Orientation Programs, and the Oregon Bach Festival. Please contact Stacie Irvin (irvin@uoregon.edu) with questions.

  • 2020 Student Orientation Staff

Application Deadline: Friday, January 24, 2020
Student Orientation Staff (SOS) members are an elite staff of current undergraduate students who represent the University of Oregon. They are the first to engage all new students as they enroll at the UO, and it is their job to guide these students through a smooth transition to life on campus. They are directly involved in IntroDUCKtion and Week of Welcome. Learn more about being an SOSer and apply to be an SOSer here.

  • 2020 O-Crew

Application Deadline: Friday, January 24, 2020
Execute the "first-impression" experience and the "look and feel" of IntroDUCKtion sessions. This team will help run the behind-the-scenes logistics for student programming at IntroDUCKtion to ensure a smooth and special experience for all incoming students. Apply for the O-Crew here.

  • Peer Wellness Advocates – Accepting Applications

Application Deadline: January 30, 2020
PWAs are students who are interested in helping promote wellness and general well-being on our campus. This is a great way to gain experience, get more involved with health initiatives on campus, and learn about healthy equity and public health. Learn more about the position responsibilities and apply here.

  • Emerging Leaders Internship (ELI) – Accepting Applications

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020
ELI is dedicated to improving racial and cultural diversity at the leadership level with Portland-area employers. ELI matches students of color with paid summer internships with top Portland employers. Open to undergraduate students and recent grads (within 1 year). Learn more and apply here.

  • Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

Application Deadline: February 5, 2020
This is a free 6-week summer enrichment program for first and second year students focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP students gain clinical exposure, participate in career development and financial literacy workshops, attend health policy seminars and more! Learn more and apply here.

  • Environmental Justice and Indigenous Rights Study Abroad in Bolivia

Application Deadline: February 15, 2020
Professors Jose Martinez and Derrick Hindery invite you to apply for the Environmental Justice and Indigenous Rights study abroad program for 2020. They will take approximately 14 students to learn about environmental justice and indigenous rights, work on community-engagement projects prioritized by Guarayo and Chiquitano indigenous peoples, and experience fun activities like viewing wildlife in the Pantanal Wetlands as well as art, dance, music, games and local sports. We are looking for a small group of students who are as adventurous as they are thoughtful.

  • Research Assistant Position with Abt Associates (International Development Consulting Firm)

Application Deadline: February 24, 2020
We are excited to announce our new Research Assistant program starting July 2020. Research Assistants will participate in a one-year program consisting of a robust curriculum that encompasses professional development opportunities, networking events, and more. This type of cohort program is growing more common and we’re excited to bring it to Abt.

These Research Assistants will work across DHE and SEP. We will be piloting this program in the Cambridge, MA and Rockville, MD offices. The positions are posted now (Cambridge and Rockville) and will be open until February 24, 2020.

  • The Walter and Nancy Kidd Creative Writing Workshops – Accepting Applications

Application Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2020
Do you love to write and be creative? Are you a storyteller or poet? The Walter and Nancy Kidd Creative Writing Workshops are now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Kidd Workshops are a special yearlong sequence of courses that allows you to study your passion for creative writing and grow as an artist. Program highlights include: Generous Scholarships (up to $3,000 each); Workshop Original Poetry, Fiction, or Creative Nonfiction; Small Classes with a Creative Community; Lectures by Visiting Writers and Faculty; Fulfills Half of the Requirements for the Minor; Mon/Wed, 2:00pm–3:50pm, Each Term.

Submitting Your Application: For the fiction track, submit up to ten pages of fiction or creative nonfiction. For the poetry track, submit up to four pages of poems. Students may apply to both tracks. Applications should also include an unofficial copy of your transcript and a short personal statement.

To Apply, click here:  https://crwr.uoregon.edu/kidd-workshops/applying-to-the-workshops/

  • RISE (Research Internship in Science and Engineering)

Campus Deadline: Contact Kathy Poole (kpoole@uoregon.edu) for more information
RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada, and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of two to three months during the summer. RISE interns are matched with doctoral students whom they assist and who serve as their mentors.