Lam Research Foundation 2015-16

 Environmental Interns

Lam Research Foundation has funded us for 2015-2016 to  organize and engage high school students to do more for the environment in the Fremont, Union City area.   Students  will not only learn the science behind the environment but will go to several places to restore sensitive areas such as Masonic Home Reforestation Project,  Mission Creek,  Irvington Creek, California Nursery Historical Park, and Tule Ponds at Tyson Lagoon.



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Summer Environmental Intern, 2015 (open to students entering the 10th grade to 12th graders) Funded by Lam Research, Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, and Math Science Nucleus.  Focus this summer is on chemical monitoring. microorganisms, plant and soil biology; and restoration.  Commitment:  must attend most of the meetings and during the school year help with a restoration project with school members.  A total of 30 hour commitment that is eligible for Service Learning or Community Service will include 3 hours during the school year to work on a specific project.

date and time purpose
July 8 (Wed),9 (Thurs),10 (Fri)  9:30-3:30 (bring lunch   Tule Ponds at Tyson Lagoon chemical monitoring; microscope work, identification of microorganisms, basic environmental restoration, soil profiles
July  15, Wednesday  (9:30-12:30)
California Nursery Historical Park, Niles
Native Plants, identification, transplanting
July  22, Wednesday (9:30-12:30)
Masonic Home Reforestation, Union City
Planting trees - learn how reforestation using composting is underway in the Union City Hills.
July 29, Wednesday (9:30-12:30)
Mission Creek, Mission San Jose
Test water, evaluate the situation, restoration work
August 5, Wednesday (9:30-12:30)
Irvington Creek, Irvington
Test area, evaluate the situation, restoration work







About the Intern Program

 Lam Research Corporation is funding this program so students can explore different fields of science in a lab or outdoor experience.  This is tailored for sophomore to senior high school students.  If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Joyce Blueford at


About Lam Research

Lam Research Corporation has been a major supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the worldwide semiconductor industry for more than 30 years.  As the industry transitions from business computer-based applications to feature-rich consumer products, chipmakers are challenged to mass produce highly sophisticated devices.  To keep pace and meet demanding production requirements, semiconductor manufacturers will need to invest in highly versatile and reliable wafer fabrication equipment.  As the market leader in plasma etch and a leading supplier of single-wafer clean products, Lam Research strives to consistently deliver the technical capability and cost-effective performance our customers require.  With corporate headquarters located in Fremont, California, the Company maintains a network of facilities throughout North America, Europe, and Asia to meet the complex and changing needs of its global customer base. 

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