California High School STEM Teachers - Fellowship Opportunities

COSMOS offers professional development opportunities for Current California high school STEM teachers to inspire and educate a strong STEM workforce. Chosen for their professional achievements and potential impact on the academic development of COSMOS students, Teacher Fellows serve as a vital pedagogical bridge between university faculty and the participating high school students. The TF consult with faculty on curriculum design, participate in all cluster academic activities, provide supplemental instruction, mentor students, and help supervise course projects. In addition to summer stipends, COSMOS offers up to 120 professional development hours upon request. 

To apply, please send a CV to 

UC Undergraduate Student Summer Employment Opportunities 

*** See Below for Downloadable Job Descriptions ***

  • Senior Resident Assistant (SRA) 

  • Resident Assistant (RA)

  • Teaching Intern (TI)

The academic team for each COSMOS cluster is composed of UC Davis teaching faculty, a current California high school STEM teacher (TF), a graduate student (TA), and a UC undergraduate student (TI). The TI position has an educational component; the selected undergraduate student for this position must be familiar with the topics covered by the cluster. Please read over the cluster descriptions before applying for the TI position, as there must be evidence that applicants have experience with the cluster subject matter. 

Student Employment Questions & Inquiries, Please email:  Geri Bryan at or Stefanie Smart at


                                                                UC Davis Faculty - CALL FOR NEW CLUSTERS SUMMER 

To submit a proposal for new cluster:   please send an inquiry email to COSMOS


*** New proposals will consist the following information:

1.   A description of the proposed cluster, similar to those found on the UC Davis COSMOS website. See the most recent clusters at: This description, up to one page, should be suitable for posting on the website, and would tell students what they could expect to learn. Note that Clusters are generally organized into two or three courses, but there are no set rules.

2.    Up to one additional page, describing course content that will be delivered over the month.

3.   A list of faculty that would deliver the instruction, along with contact information.