Santa Fe Institute

Internships and Mentorships

At SFI, resident students — undergraduates through postdoctoral level — participate in multidisciplinary, multigenerational research collaborations. The working environment within these groups is free-form and egalitarian. Students and senior scientists shift, between collecting and analyzing data from literature, modeling (delineating starting assumptions, constructing equations to capture essential processes, listing testable variables, and building hypotheses), and empirical evaluation (compiling and analyzing data to determine the validity of assumptions and accuracy of hypotheses). Responsibilities and rewards, including senior authorships and presentations at meetings, are shared so that everyone has the opportunity to play leadership roles and to learn from seeing manuscripts through to publication.

Internship Opportunities

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Individual Research with Resident Faculty

Mentorship Opportunities

Project GUTS: Growing Up Thinking Scientifically

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Santa Fe Alliance for Science

Education News

McKinnon family's $2.5 million gift to help expand SFI education programs Sept. 4, 2014 -

The McKinnon family has made a generous gift of $2.5 million to support the Santa Fe Institute’s education ...

Mass urbanization could lead to unprecedented human creativity...if we do it right Aug. 29, 2014 -

An editorial by SFI Professor Luis Bettencourt describes potential promises, and perils, of global urbanization. 

Video - Watch Steven Strogatz's SFI Community Lecture 'The Joy of x: A Guided Tour of Math' Aug. 12, 2014 -

In an August 6 SFI Community Lecture in Santa Fe, mathematician Steven Strogatz showed how math underpins our lives, from ...

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