Special Study Options
Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program (ASSIP)
Gain original, cutting-edge research experience. The nationally known Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program (ASSIP) provides transformative research opportunities for high school and undergraduate students. Selected participants work one-on-one with faculty researchers at George Mason University and collaborating institutions using state-of-the-art technology across many disciplines.
Learning Assistant Program
A Learning Assistant (LA) is a paid undergraduate position in the College of Science. For a semester, students will participate in undergraduate instruction, course innovation, and peer-to-peer tutoring and mentoring. Students and faculty apply to the program the semester before participating.
STEM Summer Camps
The College of Science offers two summer camp opportunities for incoming freshmen: Math Boot Camp and STEM Bridge Camp. For 2021, these camps have in-person and hybrid options.
The College of Science Learning Community (LC) is co-hort of likeminded individuals studying science at Mason. They participate in events and programming focused on scientific inquiry, cutting-edge research, and global problem solving.
Academic Affairs Community of Transfer Researchers (AACTR)
Become immersed in Mason's dynamic research community. AACTR provides transfer students with a collaborative network of undergraduate COS students and faculty. Conduct original research, build your resume, and prepare for competitive research, internship, and fellowship programs.