Thank you for your interest in the Hillman Academy and/or the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Undergraduate Internship (DDCF-UI). Due to the ongoing pandemic, we are unsure if the programs will be in-person, virtual, or hybrid, but we intend for all programs to continue in some form. However, program dates, content, and the number of students accepted are subject to change based on circumstances. For example, in 2020 we hosted only computational internships and only for students that were eligible for our YES program.

*****The  application for the Hillman Academy summer 2021 program has closed. We are currently reviewing applications and expect to have the around mid-April. Thank you for your patience and please contact us if you have any questions.

If you applied last year you can reuse your application; however you will need to login and start a new application. When prompted, indicate that you applied in 2020 and follow the instructions. Accounts made before November 
11th, 2019 have been deleted. If you need any information from your previous account please email sol39@pitt.edu

 Programs for 2021: 

1) Hillman Academy (formerly known as UPCI Academy) - All high school students over the age of 15 are eligible.

2) Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Undergraduate Internship (DDCF-UI) - Hillman Academy alumni that were supported by a Doris Duke stipend are eligible to apply. If you are unsure please contact us.

3) Resident Advisor - Undergraduate, Graduate, and Medical students are eligible. Prior resident advisor experience and/or Hillman Academy alumni are preferred.

Applicants who do not complete their applications will not be considered. If you started your application but were unable to finish you should reach out to the Program Coordinator. Those with special circumstances will be given more time if they have contacted us before the deadline.

We expect that those applying to the program are able to commit to ALL DATES and will not miss multiple days without prior permission. These programs are full-time commitments and we request that you do not participate in other programs, classes, or jobs while in the program. 

ASL Video

We will be hosting 2 webinars to go over information about the program and application. Click the link to download the meeting app. Click again at the indicated time to join the meeting.

Webinar 1 - Click link for recording. Start at timestamp 8:30

Webinar 2 - Click link for recording.

For those who missed the webinar, the slides for the presentation can be found here. If you have further questions please call or email the Program Coordinator. 

If you have any questions please visit our site here, or you may contact the Program Coordinator. Emails are currently more convenient:

Solomon Livshits


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