U of A internship brings Arizona teens to campus for science

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A competitive internship program at the University of Arizona brings dozens of exceptional high-schoolers from across the state to campus.

Twenty-four teens are participating in the 5th annual "KEYS" program.  It's designed to engage youth in science.

The six week course gives students an opportunity to work hands-on in a lab setting.

"Having the experience of either, maybe I want to be a doctor but then again I know what it's like to do research. That's what I want to do with this program is experience this research. See if I actually want to pursue it," said Carlos Ramirez

The students will present a final project at the end of the course in July.