1) 2009 SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FREE!!
MIT announces its MITES Program, (ナMinority Introduction to Engineering and Science), a challenging 6 week summer program that prepares promising rising seniors for careers in engineering and science. If you are elected, all educational, housing, meals and activity costs are covered. You must, however, pay for your own transportation to and from MIT.
To apply, go http://mit.edu/mites/www
Deadline is Feb. 2.
2) GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Science & Engineering Apprenticeship program (summer) - Applications due: Feb. 27, 2009 - This program places academically talented H.S. students (at least 16 yrs old, sophomores/ juniors) with interest in science & math in Dept. of Defense laboratories for an 8-wk period over the summer. This is an invaluable experience in the world of scientific research, with hands-on exposure to scientific & engineering practices not available in the HS environment. It is a paid apprenticeship ($2,000) and the students are assigned a scientist or engineer as their mentor. To apply online or get more information about the program: http://www.usaeop.com
. Students must submit their transcript (minimum GPA 3.0) and teacher recommendation to the program director for consideration and daily transportation is the student's responsibility.
Program runs from June 22 - August 14, 2009.
3) NASA sponsors the National Space Club Scholars Program, a 6 week summer internship at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. It is open to students who will be 16 years old and have completed the 10th grade by June 2009, have demonstrated high academic success, and have an interest in space science or engineering as a career. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applications are available in the Career Center or online at:
Apply now! The application must be postmarked by February 17, 2009.
4) University of Maryland, College Park: Women in Engineering, E2@UMD
, July 12-18 or July 19-25; rising juniors and seniors. Go to www.wie.umd.edu/precollege
or call 301-405-3283 University of Maryland Young Scholars Program targets rising juniors and seniors who have a strong academic record and a desire to excel to experience college life while earning three academic credits. 14 courses are offered for three weeks from July 12 - 31, 2009. Visit www.ysp.umd.edu/pr