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Summer Fellowship Program

Ignited addresses the critical need for a strong, highly skilled workforce in math, science and technological fields. This industry-education partnership focuses on teachers as the primary agents for effecting meaningful change in our schools by providing 8-week paid summer projects.

Please note, the schedule and nature of Ignited Fellowships are subject to change due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 outbreak and response in the Bay Area.


Engage in paid, high quality professional development.

Work side by side with leading industry, research, and university professionals in a paid Summer Fellowship.

Host a teacher in an Ignited Summer Fellowship.

Provide local teachers exposure to today’s cutting-edge industry and research environments so they can better prepare our future workforce. 

Community Site

Explore the many pieces of industry and research inspired curriculum designed by Ignited Fellows. These peer reviewed pieces of exemplary curriculum can be downloaded and modified for use in any classroom! Take me there.

Research Collaborative

The Ignited Research Collaborative (IRC) supports high school science teachers committed to increasing the rigor and frequency of science inquiry and research in their classrooms, schools, and districts. Learn more.