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re you thinking about applying to college to study engineering, technology, science, or mathematics? Do you have an interest in

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learn more about the many different STEM opportunities available. Inside, you’ll find links to scholarships, tips on how to develop a STEM career, and information on a number of exciting enrichment programs to help you learn more and get ahead. Who knows, you might just find the college program of your dreams as well!

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Computer scientists, data analysts, app developers, coders, engineers, and web designers - these are the careers of the future. With this guide in hand, we

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hope you’ll learn how to turn your STEM skills and interests into a competitive

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YOUR F U T URE IN S T EM

WHAT’S INSIDE How Has the Pandemic Changed STEM Careers? ............................................................ 4 UC San Diego Research Scholars Student Testimonial ................................................. 7 Your Future in STEM: What Can You Earn? ......................................................................... 8 Tufts Engineering and Design Lab Student Testimonial ............................................ 11 STEM Scholarships ........................................................................................................................... 12 Boston Leadership Institute Student Testimonial ......................................................... 15 How to Make Your STEM Resume Stand Out .................................................................... 16 Harvard University Summer Programs Student Testimonial .................................. 19 Other Helpful Links ......................................................................................................................... 21 STEM Summer Programs ............................................................................................................. 23 STEM Colleges .................................................................................................................................... 35 STEM After School Enrichment ................................................................................................. 37 Ad Index ................................................................................................................................................. 38 2

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Immersive workshops providing students with foundations in STEM research, 21st-century skills & global stewardship.

RESEARCH SCHOLARS Unparalleled educational opportunities in STEM fields that teach highly sought-after skills making students more competitive candidates for college admissions and internship opportunities. From Bioengineering and Life Sciences to Marine Science and Business Research, students assume the role of researcher, becoming fully immersed in projects that have real-world applications.

SALLY RIDE SCIENCE Engaging interactive STEAM workshops for elementary, middle, and high school learners. Using a unique hands-on approach, Academy participants will traverse the enthralling worlds of space exploration, marine biology, coding, and programming, among many others.


How Has the Pandemic CHANGED STEM CAREERS?

By Rachel Sokol

hile some fields have seen a slowing

ways,” says USC Professor Christopher Emdin, Ph.D. “It ’s

of job grow th in the last couple

revealed the need for STEM workers that will be at the

of years, STEM careers are more

forefront of addressing health pandemics, climate change,

in

and infrastructure issues.”

demand

than

ever.

Attracting

innovative problem-solvers with a

Are you looking forward to a career in STEM yourself ? We

knack for research and attention

inter viewed industr y experts on the current state of the

to detail, jobs in this sector will always be hiring eager

STEM industr y, what ’s changed since the pandemic, and

employees, even during and af ter the Covid-19 pandemic.

how students can transition their interest in science and

“ The pandemic has changed STEM in ver y powerful

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technology from the classroom to the lab room.


“While the remote working revolution brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic was felt across all industries, the changes to STEM were quite dependent on one’s actual position.” Here’s three ways that the pandemic has changed STEM careers for good!

However, there’s a growing number of STEM workers that, now that they ’ve gone remote, don’t seem to be rushing back to the office.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY COLLABOR ATION Katie Burns, College Admissions Counselor at Iv yWise LLC, says that one of the biggest changes to the STEM

“ Those working in math, programming, and data science are seeing more opportunities to work from home,” says Seifert.

world after the pandemic is the way in which individuals

Raymond Yan, Senior Executive Vice President, DigiPen

and industries are coming together and collaborating to

Institute of Technology, notes that the video game industr y

find new and innovative solutions.

— a field which employs a growing number of engineers,

While this has always been the case for many STEM

coders and computer scientists — is also seeing this trend.

fields, COVID-19 has reminded ever yone in the field that

“I feel the pandemic forced many game companies

a multidisciplinar y approach is vital to finding successful

to recognize--and even value--the possibility to have

solutions.

development teams work remotely. Looking at the indie

“ The pandemic itself is a great example,” Burns says.

game development community, it ’s now not unusual to see

“ While inherently a medical problem, individuals in

many small projects being developed by individuals who

industries across the STEM fields and beyond have come

are all remotely connected, and not working in person.”

together to tackle ever ything from supply chain issues and vaccine scheduling to rethinking K-12 education and inequality in access to technological resources.”

NEW EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES High-quality educational STEM content has existed on

This cross-disciplinary approach is only growing more

the Internet for years now, but the COVID-19 pandemic has

popular too. It makes sense: as the problems of our world

all but ensured the fact that online resources will continue

get bigger and more interconnected, it will take experts of all

to be a great place to start looking if you’re considering a

specialties to help solve them. Are you ready to join the team?

career in STEM.

Students looking to start their own STEM careers can

With all sorts of virtual STEM learning opportunities out

begin learning this vital skill by collaborating at home.

there — including some of the ones listed in this ver y guide

Burns advises them to first start small.

— it ’s easier than ever before for students interested in

“Look for problems and issues that you can tackle in your local community that you can use a multidisciplinar y approach to solve.”

STEM disciplines to get a jump start on their career. “Individuals should certainly review content available on the web whether it ’s on YouTube or in an online course,” said Yan, when asked what a student can do to best prepare

A SHIFT TO REMOTE WORK

for a career in STEM.

While the remote working revolution brought about by

With all of these students entering the field equipped with

the COVID-19 pandemic was felt across all industries, the

more knowledge than any generation of STEM professionals

changes to STEM were quite dependent on one’s actual

before them, it ’s all but certain that the industr y will grow

position.

even more competitive than it already is.

“Most scientists that work in the lab and field will not

However, since the demand for STEM jobs is at an all

see big changes in their jobs,” says Megan Seifert, Ph.D.,

time high, it ’s likely that there will be opportunities for any

Headwater Science Institute. This makes sense of course –

student dedicated enough to look for them.

it ’s hard to work with disease samples or obser ve animals in the wild from behind a computer screen.

“STEM is the fastest-growing field and the pandemic has not slowed it down,” says Seifert.

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STUDENT TESTIMONIAL:

Priyam Baruah UC SAN DIEGO RESEARCH SCHOLARS: BIOENGINEERING Why did you choose to participate in this program? Over the years, I’ve expressed my passion for biology by taking as many science classes as possible offered by our school, along with competing in numerous science competitions that have come my way. This year, I wanted to try something new to showcase my passion for biology by engaging in something that was hands-on; hence, I decided to take part in UC San Diego’s Research Scholars Program. How did you decide which program was right for you? Within Research Scholars, there were various sub-programs including Life Sciences, Marine Science, Medicine, Design Lab, and Bioengineering. I had grown a strong interest in biotechnology, biomedical science, and the novel methods used to study diseases over the past couple of years, so I decided to choose the bioengineering program. What was a typical day in your program? Within the Research Scholars Bioengineering Program, there were three sub programs including 1) Broad Overview and Techniques (BEBOAT), 2) Bioengineering Research Orientation Workshop (BE-ROW), and 3) Bioengineering Scholar High School Internship Project (BESHIP), which I’m currently working on. BE-BOAT was a two-week course I took in June in which we started the day learning about fascinating concepts–some of which included cell growth, bioreactors, and histopathology!

On Fridays, guest lecturers would come in to speak about their profession and the research they were engaged in. These presentations were then followed by breakout room sessions where we would be split up into groups and take part in numerous experiments using the lab equipment shipped to our homes. Some of these experiments included preparing cell media and utilizing microscopes to observe cell growth. Finally, we would end the day by joining back into the main zoom room to report our findings to our peers. The BE-ROW course was the second sub-program I took in the month of July where we conducted research projects with a group of 3 to 4 people under the guidance of a current researcher. This four-week course was the highlight of my summer as it was an opportunity for me to dive deep into a project of my interest. A typical week involved 1) a lecture series that taught us the different aspects of research, 2) an opportunity for open discussions where each group would present their project progress, and 3) collaboration within a team to develop a focused project. What was the most memorable moment of your program? The most memorable part of my time as a Research Scholar was having the opportunity to engage in hands-on experiments despite the virtual nature of the program. Because physically being on campus was not possible due to the pandemic, lab equipment, including pipettes, well plates, and even an entire microscope, were shipped to our homes for us to perform experiments. Additionally, I was able to work with students from places across the country, and even the world, to carry out numerous efforts.. But most importantly, this program provided me with a gateway to strengthen my passion for biology in a way I’ve never experienced before. The life changing experience I had with this program would not have been possible without the efforts of the numerous people who guided us including Prof. Sah, Dr. Chen, Dr. Van Wong, Kaitlyn Strandberg, Nasim Nia, Rongjie Wu, Delaney Donelly, and Arya Suprana.

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Your Future In STEM: WHAT CAN YOU EARN?

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

very year, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes data related to job trends across

Many of these new positions will be in the robotics

a number of different industries. This data

industry, as more and more parts of the industrial economy

includes information on occupation growth,

become automated or machine-aided. Rapid job growth is

the minimum level of education required for

also expected in other STEM fields like oil and gas extraction,

certain jobs and the annual median earnings

cloud computing and information security.

for workers in a specific field.

As of May 2020, the median annual salary for workers

If you’re looking forward to a career in STEM, there’s good

in the computer and information technology industry was

news. According to the latest Labor Statistics report, jobs in

$91,250. The median annual wage in the engineering and

computer and information technology are expected to grow

architecture industry was $83,160. Both of these figures are

13% between 2020 to 2030, one of the fastest rates of growth

significantly higher than the overall median wage across all

across all industries. Employment in engineering fields is

industries, which comes in at $41,950.

also expected to grow, at a slower rate of 6% over the next ten years. Even at this average growth rate however, nearly 150,000 jobs are expected to be added in the engineering

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Take a look at the selected jobs below, and see what you could earn in STEM!


MEDIAN ANNUAL WAGES FOR SELECTED STEM OCCUPATIONS OCCUPATION

JOB SUMMARY

ENTRY LEVEL EDUCATION

2020 MEDIAN PAY

AEROSPACE ENGINEERS

Aerospace engineers design primarily aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles.

Bachelor’s Degree

$118,610

AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS

Agricultural engineers solve problems concerning power supplies, machine efficiency, the use of structures and facilities, pollution and environmental issues, and the storage and processing of agricultural products.

Bachelor’s Degree

$84,410

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERS

Bioengineers and biomedical engineers combine engineering principles with sciences to design and create equipment, devices, computer systems, and software.

Bachelor’s Degree

$92,620

CHEMICAL ENGINEERS

Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems that involve the use of fuel, drugs, food, and many other products..

Bachelor’s Degree

$108,540

COMPUTER NETWORK ARCHITECTS

Computer network architects design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and Intranets.

Bachelor’s Degree

$116,780

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS

Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly.

Bachelor’s Degree

$89,190

DRAFTERS

Drafters use software to convert the designs of engineers and architects into technical drawings.

Associate’s Degree

$57,960

INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST

Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems.

Bachelor’s Degree

$103,590

NUCLEAR ENGINEERS

Nuclear engineers research and develop the processes, instruments, and systems used to derive benefits from nuclear energy and radiation.

Bachelor’s Degree

$116,140

SURVEYING AND MAPPING TECHNICIANS

Surveying and mapping technicians collect data and make maps of the Earth’s surface.

High School Diploma or Equivalent

$46,200

WEB DEVELOPERS AND DIGITAL DESIGNERS

Web developers create and maintain websites. Digital designers develop, create, and test website or interface layout, functions, and navigation for usability.

Bachelor’s Degree

$77,200

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How did you decide which program was right for you? Last summer I chose the Engineering and Design Lab (EDL) program at Tufts because it gave me an opportunity to explore and learn more about Robotics. Due to Covid the program was on-line during the Summer of 2021. Nevertheless, we didn’t let that stop us and we had plenty of opportunities for learning and fun.

STUDENT TESTIMONIAL:

What was a typical day in your summer program? Our day started with an Engineering & Design Instruction session, where we learned more about the sensors our robots had and how to best use them. After a brief break, we usually had the opportunity to

Erik Nystedt TUFTS PRE-COLLEGE INTENSIVE: ENGINEERING DESIGN LAB

learn and engage with a guest speaker who was usually an engineer in a specific field like Civil or Mechanical engineering. After lunch we worked on our robot, and coded it so that it could complete a series of predetermined tasks. The final session of the day was dedicated time to work on your team projects with supervisory assistance if needed. What was the most memorable moment of your summer? The most memorable part of the program for me was the lectures we received from engineers, specifically about what the future of engineering will look like. What advice do you have for teens looking at summer programs? My advice to other Teens is that this is an excellent program to learn more about the key technologies of the future. It is the right program for you if you are curious, and want to learn more about Robotics and Programming. It was a fun group of students and the teachers which made the program very open and friendly such that everyone, at all different levels, felt comfortable and included. I really enjoyed it and would highly recommend it to others.

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YOUR FUTURE IN STEM: SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

STEM education from a college or

However, like in all disciplines, the cost of higher education

university is indispensable to a stu-

in STEM is only growing more expensive. That’s why we’ve

dent’s career. The ability to work

put together this list of STEM scholarships for teens.

on projects with like minded peers

Some of the scholarships listed here have deadlines

and the opportunity to connect with

quickly approaching or require specific prerequisites for

established figures in the STEM world

application, so be sure to read the terms of the scholarship

are just a few of the benefits that can

fully before applying. We also encourage you to seek out

come with attending a program like the

opportunities closer to home, as many local communities

ones listed in this guide.

have STEM scholarships available to students from their

Additionally, in most STEM fields, higher education is not

area. Additionally, if you’ve already applied to a college or

optional. Many STEM jobs require a bachelor’s degree for

university, be sure to inquire about whether or not they have

even an entry-level position, and higher-paying occupations

any STEM-specific scholarships available.

may require even more schooling.

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American Society of

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Google SVA Scholarship

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Herbert Lev y Memorial

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Mechanical Engineers Scholarships

Scholarship Physics Scholarship

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Pixel-Plex Bi-Annual STEM Scholarship

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LabRoots STEM Scholarships

Program »

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Association of State Dam Safety Officials Scholarship

Out to Innovate LGBTQ+ STEM

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Latinas in STEM Scholarships

Foundation

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Lockheed Martin Scholarships

Employment BOOST STEM

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Microsoft STEM Tuition

Pegg y Dixon Two-Year Physics Scholarship

Astronaut Scholarship »

Steinmen Engineering Scholarship

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Scholarships »

Great Minds in STEM Scholars Program

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Scholarship

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UNCF STEM Scholars Program

NACME Minority Engineering

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Universities Space Research

Scholarship

Associations (URSA) Awards

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Academic Growth Through my summer course at BLI, I grew in too many ways to count. However, I can briefly touch on some of them. First of all, I grew academically. During the first part of the day, when Dr. Robin would teach us physiology and anatomy, I learned how to be observant and take thoughtful notes, as well as most importantly, asking relevant and

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beneficial questions. I learned that lectures are so much more than being given information, rather, one needs to actively listen and inquire when need be to fully gain the entire benefit of the lesson. Hands-On Experience

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In the second half of the day, when we would work in the lab, I learned how to apply topics from the lectures in a tangible manner. I was able to experience hands-on experiments in a way that I never thought I would be able to at my age. In fact, my dad is a neonatologist, and told me that he only learned how to tie sutures and surgical knots well into med school... Definitely not within the first three weeks. He also said that I’ve done more mock surgeries in my short three weeks than he has ever done in his life. It was incredible to be able to experiment with different parts of the body and physically attempt real life surgeries, such as a CABG or a gastric bypass. Leadership and Collaboration Aside from this, I also learned how to collaborate with my peers when we worked on presentations. I learned how to listen to everyone, take in their ideas, and compromise. I learned how to be effective in regards to research, and how to amplify my voice when presenting. Through all of this, I learned how to be a leader. In school, now the head of two clubs and an attendant of the Student Led Diversity Conference, I have been able to take the skills that I learned from the BLI course into so much more than just medical scenarios. While it was incredible to conduct so many mock surgeries, I learned much more than merely that-- I am now a stronger, more thoughtful, and more proactive person than I was before.

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How to Make Your STEM RESUME STAND OUT

By Liz Bracken

equiring students to understand a whole new

anyone who reads your resume to see just how passionate you

kind of technical writing, high school resumes

may be about a specific subject or field of study.

can sometimes be a difficult thing for teens to

Summer programs, pre-college opportunities and after-

get right. Making your resume stand out in a

school options also allow for students interested in STEM to

competitive field like STEM can be even more

add relevant and impressive items to their resume. In fact,

daunting.

taking part in an out-of-school enrichment program like the

However, as a student interested in STEM, you may actually have a lot of flexibility when creating your resume. Contact

ones listed in this guide is one of the very best ways to make your STEM resume shine.

information and relevant coursework should always be included,

However, there are plenty of other steps you can take as

but from there, STEM students have an opportunity to tailor

well. Looking for more on how to make your STEM resume

their resume to their specific scientific interests. This allows

stand out? Here’s 6 tips to help you get ahead!

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“Be sure to include the things that make you who you are!” 1. CORRECTLY INCLUDE YOUR BASIC INFORMATION

also shows colleges or other organizations the specific areas

No matter a student’s interest or intended career path,

of study that interest you.

all high school resumes will have some things in common. Before focussing on achievements specific to STEM, be sure

4. INCLUDE EXPERIENCE OUT OF STEM

that your resume correctly displays your name, contact

If you have prior experience working in a STEM role, great!

information,

education

Make sure to include that on your resume. However, it’s still

experience. This may seem simple, but when you consider

important to include other, non-STEM based experiences if

that one typo or piece of missing information could be the

you can. Many colleges and universities are looking for diverse,

difference between hearing back from a college or not, it’s

well-rounded students, and while your STEM achievements

definitely worth double checking!

may be impressive, don’t let them outshine your other hobbies

location,

objective,

and

basic

and interests. 2. DEMONSTR ATE YOUR SPECIFIC STEM INTERESTS

In short: be sure to include the things that make you who

As a high school student, you may be worried that your job or

you are! If you were the captain of your school’s soccer team

internship experience in STEM falls short of what is wanted.

or the lead in the spring musical, try and find a place for such

Remember though that colleges are not just looking for

info on your resume. We can guarantee someone reading it

experience but also a proven interest and dedication to a

will take note.

particular STEM field.

For students interested in STEM but lacking in STEM-

To that end, take some time to think about the accomplish-

specific experience, this step is even more important.

ments you’ve already achieved in STEM, no matter how small.

That’s because students can use non-STEM experiences to

This can include anything from school projects, relevant

demonstrate that they have skills that are easily transferable

courses, or even in-class research. If you’re applying to a

to the field. If you’ve worked at a job or been in a club where

college in a specific STEM discipline, try and think about any

you’ve developed skills like critical thinking, collaboration,

school work you’ve done that shows your interest and ability

creativity, and decision-making, then this is absolutely

in that field.

something you should be sure to emphasize on your resume,

The type of work may determine which section of your

whether the experience was STEM-based or not.

resume you place it in, but if you really start to think about it, you might have more STEM experience than you realized!

5. TAILOR YOUR RESUME FOR THE POSITION YOU’RE APPLYING FOR

3. INCLUDE STEM CLUBS OR EXTR ACURRICULAR

When using nya resume, you must tailor it specifically to

ACTIVITIES

what you are using it towards. Take some time to identify the

One of the best ways to make your STEM resume stand out is

things that the person reading your resume may be looking

to take part in a wide range of different extracurricular STEM

for. Whether it’s a job, internship or a collegiate position,

activities. This can include STEM-focussed groups at your

you should be able to find out some info about the type of

school, like an on-campus robotics or math club, or STEM-

applicant that’s sought after. Consider how your experiences

based experiences outside of the classroom.

meet those criteria, and ensure that your resume speaks to

There’s an entire section of this guide dedicated to this

them directly.

exact type of out-of-school STEM enrichment, so if your own school is lacking in STEM-based options that interest you,

6. REVIEW IT!

be sure to check out the opportunities we’ve collected

Resume writing is no small feat, and very few people are

for you!

experts right off the back. For this reason, the final but

Any participation with organizations adjacent to STEM is

perhaps most important step in any resume writing process is

great to include on your resume. This can include anything

to review it carefully. Take some time to look for spelling errors

from work with 4H, science focussed summer camps and

or formatting issues. You should also try and have a parent or

more. Demonstrating experience in clubs and activities like

teacher take a look over it. The more eyes that get a glance

this can do wonders for making your resume stand out. It

at your resume, the more opportunity to include feedback.

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STUDENT TESTIMONIAL:

Iva Budina HARVARD UNIVERSITY SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, (Principles of Economics) How did you decide which program was right for you? The reason I decided to attend a college program for high school students was because I wanted to have a real college experience with top professors and a diverse group of students, including college students. I wanted to explore the field of economics as a potential major in college and further delve into in math, [and] I wanted to take a risk and challenge myself. Why did you choose to participate in this program? I knew I wanted to participate in the Harvard Secondary School Program from the start. I was enrolled in an intensive college-course in economics. I knew ahead of time that this is a very demanding course, so I was ready to experience some challenges. At the same time, this is a unique opportunity that many high school kids are unable to experience. I wanted to prepare myself for the rigor of college. Moreover, I wanted to use this summer to explore the field of economics and hear first-hand from world-renowned scholars. Within these seven weeks, I convinced myself that I wanted to have a deeper understanding in this field. This moment was very important for me as I decided that I would be studying economics in college. Additionally, I was excited to meet peers who are excited to learn and challenge themselves. I am so grateful to have chosen this program as a high school student.

What was a typical day in your program? Since the pandemic had just started, the program was held online. While I would have preferred to have in-person interactions, I still enjoyed the program and appreciated that Harvard did everything possible to swiftly switch to virtual mode and to allow me to participate. The faculty and staff worked hard to ensure that students would still enjoy their Harvard summer programs online. Although this course was a big time commitment, there was programming throughout the day that allowed for study breaks. Since the time was getting close for my college search, I wanted to ensure I had some time to devote to college applications. For students like me, the Secondary School Program wanted to ensure that they could help us in every way possible, so they hosted information sessions as well as application workshops. On other days, they hosted resume workshops. Every day there was something new to look forward to. What was the most memorable moment of your program? I will always remember the lecture about behavioral patterns of decision making. We played a game called the ultimatum game, and our professor gave his new book to the winners; I ended up winning so I got his new book, and I was very excited. What advice do you have for teens looking at programs? Definitely do it. Harvard Summer School is a great way to transition into college. Explore a topic or subject you haven’t had the chance to learn in high school.when you’re an actor, so start now!

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Each Harvard Summer experience is a unique and personal one. Challenge yourself with the best and brightest students from around the world when you apply to Harvard Summer School’s college programs for high school students. summer.harvard.edu

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Revolution Robotics

for the Advancement of

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New York Academy of Sciences

Code

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Code Academy

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First

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Science News

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Scratch Foundation

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Zooniverse

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STEM SUMMER PROGR AMS BOSTON LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE: STEM (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, MATH) SUMMER PROGR AMS | bostonleadershipinstitute.com

$599 to $3,997

The Boston Leadership Institute is an award-winning summer STEM program for pre-

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high school and high school students. Students explore topics in Medicine, Engineering,

11th, 12th In-Person One to Three Weeks

Business, and Science, with topics picked specifically to be the hottest and most lucrative in their fields. Three-week programs are competitive admissions and offer a deep dive into areas that students would never see in high school. One-Week and Pre-High School programs are amazing introductory options! In-Person and Remote options are available. Learn more »

BR ANDEIS PRECOLLEGE ONLINE PROGR AM | $995 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Online Two or Four Weeks

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Brandeis University’s Precollege Online Program offers flexible, online courses in Climate Change, Women’s Health, and Global Health designed for high school students. You’ll learn from Brandeis professors, receive guidance from a mentor, and earn a Certificate of Completion—on a schedule that works for you. Engage in the rigors of academics at a world-class university, and join a vibrant community of people interested and engaged in some of the most pressing issues of our time. Learn more »

BROWN PRE-COLLEGE PROGR AMS: STEM PROGR AMS | $5,171 8th & 9th In-Person Two Weeks

precollege.brown.edu

Join other rising 9th and 10th graders who are passionate about advancing their knowledge of the STEM disciplines for two weeks of hands-on team research projects, experiments and design-build challenges. Each course combines rigorous academic content, laboratory or field exercises, and a research project that serves as a focus for academic work. Students will experience the satisfaction of advanced academics and indulge their love of learning, without the pressure of formal grades and credit. Learn more » 2022 TeenLife Guide to Your Future In STEM

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PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS TAUGHT LIVE & ONLINE FOR 2022

Our 4-week Pre-College Programs provide students in Grades 11 & 12 with a taste of college life and what it takes to succeed in the game industry. Offered by one of the top game design schools and taught by faculty-level instructors. There are four tracks to choose from.

Art & Animation for Games

Game Design

Schedule: July 5 – July 29, 2022 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday academy.digipen.edu

Music & Sound Design for Games

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CASE WESTERN RESERVE PRE-COLLEGE ONLINE PROGR AM |

$695 to $1,295 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Online Two or Four Weeks

Case Western Reserve University’s Pre-College Program offers online courses in Astrophysics/Evolutionary Biology, Computer Science, Engineering, and Neuroscience/ Medicine for high school students. You’ll learn from CWRU instructors, receive expert mentorship throughout the course, and earn a Certificate of Completion. The program offers courses that are 100% online so you can complete the course whenever your schedule allows. Experience engaging recorded video lessons, unit assignments, and a final project to showcase all you’ve learned. Learn more »

THE COOPER UNION SUMMER STEM PROGR AM |

$1,850 to $3,850 9th, 10th, 11th In Person Three, Four, or Six

case.precollegeprograms.org

cooper.edu/engineering/stem/summer

Summer STEM offers college level engineering design and research experiences in a variety of engineering fields. Each class focuses on a current challenge in New York City or the world. Students learn engineering and problem-solving skills while making friends, collaborating with Cooper Union faculty, staff, and students, and developing a team project to share with their community at the final showcase. Learn more »

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DIGIPEN ACADEMY: PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGR AMS academy.digipen.edu/academic-programs/pre-college-program

$2,895 11th & 12th Online Four Weeks

Students in the Pre-College Program will get a feel for what it’s like to take college courses at DigiPen while also learning what it takes to be successful in the game industry. During this four-week program that starts early July 2022, mornings are dedicated to learning core concepts from our faculty-level instructors, and afternoons are spent in the project lab, where students get to immerse themselves in the roles of programmers, game designers, artists, music, and sound designers. Learn more »

ENGINEERING SUMMER ACADEMY AT PENN |

esap.seas.upenn.edu

$7,700

The Engineering Summer Academy at Penn (ESAP) welcomes highly motivated and

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

talented students to explore Engineering at the college level. The Academy’s intensive,

Online & In-Person 5 to 15 Days

three-week programs combine sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in cutting edge technologies. Work with leading faculty while earning college credit, live on Penn’s historic campus, and connect with new friends from around the world. Learn more »

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$5,875 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th In-Person

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AT EXPLO Pre-College + Career STEM Programs, you’ll immerse yourself in a fully active learning environment, dive into hands-on, experiential projects that engage you in the authentic work of the profession, receive real-time mentoring and feedback from the experts shaping the future of the industry, and start building the social and professional networks that will serve you for years to come. Earn college credit for your hard work as you prepare for college, career, and beyond. Learn more »

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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSIT Y PRE-COLLEGE ONLINE PROGR AM georgetown.precollegeprograms.org

$1,495 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Online One, Two, or Four Weeks

The Georgetown Pre-College Online Program offers online courses in medical research for students ages 13 and older. You will learn through dynamic video featuring Georgetown instructors, be guided by a mentor, and earn a Certificate of Completion. At Georgetown, we believe that you’re more than a mind. You’re an individual with unique talents, dreams, and passions. Our long-held Jesuit tradition of cura personalis means “care for the whole person,” and our goal is to provide a holistic experience for you. Learn more »

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSIT Y SUMMER PRE-COLLEGE PROGR AM: 3-WEEK MEDICAL ACADEMY | summer.georgetown.edu $6,745 10th, 11th, 12th In-Person Three Weeks

Georgetown’s Summer High School Science and Medical Programs explore the fascinating world of modern medicine through hands-on instruction from Georgetown’s Medical Center. These immersive experiences combine engaging lectures with hands-on activities that introduce you to the rigors of the medical school curriculum. Whether you’re interested in pursuing a career as a medical professional or discovering the world of criminalistics, Georgetown has a program that will enable you to get a head start on exploring your interests and discovering your passions. Learn more »

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Varies 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Online & In-Person Two or Seven Weeks

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Spend Your Summer at Harvard. Explore courses and programs at Harvard Summer School. Join our vibrant, diverse community of motivated students and distinguished faculty as you satisfy your intellectual curiosity, make new friends from around the world, and explore the many facets of Harvard University. Harvard Summer School is an academically rigorous experience for learners of all ages. Join an international program or take one of our 400+ courses for college credit. Learn more »

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HEADWATERS SUMMER RESEARCH EXPERIENCE |

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headwatersscienceinstitute.org

$1,350 (Financial Aid Available)

The Headwaters Research Experience is an engaging three-part extracurricular program

9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

mentorship of a professional scientist, students pose research questions, design a study,

Online One Semester

that guides students through creating a research project on any topic imaginable. Under the and analyze their data. Students emerge from the program with a formal research paper, a research presentation, and increased confidence in their ability to contribute to science in a meaningful way. This program is open to high school students located anywhere with internet access! Learn more »

CAMP INTEGEM: HOLOGR APHIC AR STEM, AI, CODING, ART & DESIGN CAMP camp.integem.com

$525 to $2,255 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Online & In-Person One to Three Weeks

The #1 AR Camp! Excellent precollege classes to prepare a cutting-edge portfolio for successful college applications. Great for K-12 students who love STEM/AI/Coding/ Design/Art/Animation/Game Design to turn imagination into cutting-edge creations. Teleport into your creation to experience the magic of Holographic AR design. No prior experience is needed. Through hands-on projects, students will learn holographic AR coding, AI, STEM, art, design, game design, 3D modeling, UI/UX, animation, fashion and more. Since 2018, we’ve taught students from more than 20 countries. Learn more »

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RESEARCH EXPLORE the amazing world of marine science and discover North Carolina’s beautiful coastal habitats while kayaking, snorkeling, boogie boarding, scuba diving, and more. DIVE into the depths of marine biology, chemistry, ecology, geology, and physical oceanography while developing your underwater scuba skills and earning dive certifications. RESEARCH careers associated with modern marine science and coastal engineering by engaging with UNCW marine science faculty to conduct investigations in the lab, field or onboard our research vessel. • Half and full-day programs for ages 4 - 17 • Residential accommodations available for ages 9 - 17 • New coastal and engineering programs

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iD TECH CAMPS |

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Register at iD Tech today for Summer 2022! We can’t wait for your teen to walk the halls

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that’s made us the world’s #1 tech camp for over two decades. Held at prestigious

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of their dream campus, bond with new friends and mentors, and experience the magic campuses nationwide. Weeklong and two-week sessions in coding, game dev, robotics, creative arts, and more. Virtual Tech Camps, Teen Bootcamps, and other online courses also available. Learn more »

IMPERIAL GLOBAL SUMMER SCHOOL | £5,295 10th, 11th, 12th In-Person Two Weeks

imperial.ac.uk /be-inspired/global-summer-school

Imperial Global Summer School is a two-week residential programme specifically designed for 16- and 17-year olds with a passion for science, technology, engineering and medicine. This challenging academic programme enables students to increase their subject knowledge through lectures, laboratory sessions and practical work, with guidance from Imperial’s experts. Stay in real student accommodation at our South Kensington campus, in the heart of central London, and enjoy a packed social schedule alongside the academic programme. Programme runs in July or August. Learn more »

INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSIT Y ENGINEERING SUMMER ACADEMY indwes.edu/events/engineering-camp

$455 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th In-Person One Week

At the Engineering - The Digital World Wildcat Summer Academy camp at IWU, you will: gain insights into how computers and other electronics work; learn basic digital logic and integrated circuit (IC) design; participate in hands-on labs and group projects designing and building electrical circuits; learn how to solder, assemble electronic components and diagnose problems in electric circuits; and spend time every day learning some new theory and how it can be applied to solving real world engineering problems. Learn more »

MORPHBOTS ® INTRO TO ROBOTICS E-COURSE | $70 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th Online

school.morphbots.co

Morphbots is advancing STEM education with our online robotics course designed for the ultimate beginner. We deliver a fun and engaging project-based online course for students who are just starting their journey in robotics. Students as young as 11 years old will learn the basics in coding and circuit design for a solid foundation in robotics. Parents, students, and educators get ready to start something big with Morphbots! Learn more »

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STEM SUMMER PROGRAMS (continued...) PATHWAYS TO STEM CELL SCIENCE |

$999 to $7,500 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th In-Person One to Eight Weeks

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stemcellpath.com

Pathways to Stem Cell Science is a non-profit biotech research organization. We offer a variety of programs for K-12 students to learn real-world science working hands-on with stem cells in a professional biotech research lab. Our programs are taught by renowned industry scientists who are also exceptional teachers. They help students prepare for advanced science education, workplace internships & professional science careers by building passion, confidence & universally applicable lab skills. Learn more »

ROSETTA INSTITUTE MOLECULAR MEDICINE WORKSHOPS | $300 to $3,500 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Online & In-Person 5 to 15 Days

rosettainstitute.org

We offer workshops on molecular medicine for high-achieving high school/middle school students interested in pursuing careers in medicine or related fields, such as pharmacy, nursing or research. Camps are offered year-round and there are online and in-person options available, including residential camps held at some of the world’s best universities. Workshops that are offered include Molecular Biology of Cancer, Molecular Neuroscience, Medicinal Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Molecular Immunology, Molecular Biology of Aging, Biomedical Research, Emerging Pathogenic Viruses, and Introductory Cellular/Molecular Medicine. Learn more »

SCIENCE CAMPS OF AMERICA: HAWAII ISLAND CAMP FOR TEENS sciencecampsamerica.com

$2,395

Science Camps of America brings young people outside on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi to

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

science and engineering activities, leading to a future where young people have

In-Person One to Three Weeks

explore the world around them and be inspired to care for it. We use fun, experiential opportunities to create life-long connections with the natural world. Land & Sea Camp focuses on geology, forestry, marine biology, and ecosystems, while Air & Space Camp focuses on the atmosphere, climate, astronomy, planetary science, and space exploration. Learn more »

SYR ACUSE UNIVERSIT Y SUMMER COLLEGE | +$2,500 10th, 11th, 12th Online & In-Person

For more than 60 years, Syracuse University Office of Pre-College Programs has been providing high school students with the opportunity to explore potential college majors and careers in its renowned pre-college programs. Students not only learn what it’s like to be a college student, they leave the program feeling confident, enthusiastic and ready for college. Learn more »

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VIRTUAL WALL STREET SUMMER BOOT CAMP |

$350 to $500 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Online One Week (2 Hours/Day)

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teachmewallstreet.com/summer-camp

Teach Me Wall Street – Online Summer Boot Camps Grades 9-12. Our Wall Street Learning Pathway covers four areas: Wall Street 101 (Understand how the stock market works, learn the basics about stocks, bonds, mutual funds & commodities); Investing & Trading (analyze and pick stocks, simulated trading, read stock charts, strategy testing); Cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, Blockchain and more); and Budgeting & Beyond (teaches valuable life skills in matters of personal finance and money management). Taught by seasoned professionals. Live, Interactive Instruction. Learn more »

TUFTS UNIVERSIT Y: PRE-COLLEGE STEM PROGR AMS | Varies 10th, 11th, 12th In-Person One to Six Weeks

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Tufts Pre-College Programs offer a variety of opportunities for ambitious high school students entering grades 10–12 to get college-level experience in STEM-related subjects in programs such as Coding 101, Engineering Design Lab, Engineering Investigations, Mini-Med School, and the new Entrepreneurship & Innovation program. These programs provide students with an opportunity to learn Python, practice laser cutting and 3D printing, and more! Tufts offers standalone courses, College Prep Programs, and focused 1–3-week Intensive. Learn more »

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UC SAN DIEGO DIVISION OF EXTENDED STUDIES PRE-COLLEGE PROGR AMS extension.ucsd.edu/courses-and-programs/pre-college

Varies 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Online Varies

Your Future Begins Here. Pre-College programs at UC San Diego’s Division of Extended Studies equip students in grades 3-12 for an increasingly complex and dynamic world through meaningful engagement with an internationally ranked research university. Our immersive courses and workshops provide students with concrete foundations in STEAM education, 21st-century essential skills, and global stewardship. UCSD prepares students for what lies ahead: college, career, and beyond. Credit-bearing programs and coursework are offered year-round in multiple formats. Learn more »

UMASS AMHERST PRE-COLLEGE PROGR AMS | $3,500 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Online & In-Person Two to Six Weeks

Join UMass Amherst’s Summer Pre-College program and experience the advantage of studying STEM at a major R1 university. Offering online and in-person options at UMass Amherst and the UMass Mt. Ida campus, conveniently located minutes from downtown Boston. Students will learn from UMass faculty and graduate students, exploring their academic interests and building skills for college. Sessions range from 2 to 6 weeks in length. Topics include engineering, architecture, data science, veterinary medicine, astronomy, kinesiology, lab research, and more. Learn more »

UNCW MARINEQUEST SUMMER PROGR AMS | $620 to $1,960 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th In-Person One, Two, and Three Weeks

umass.edu/uww/programs/pre-college

uncw.edu/marinequest

Discover the amazing world of modern marine science by exploring beautiful coastal habitats while kayaking, snorkeling, boogie boarding, or scuba diving! Conduct fieldbased scientific investigations at the marsh, beach, fouling docks, or on a research vessel and develop the tools to become a modern marine scientist. Exercise your leadership potential while engaging in coastal service projects. MarineQuest is more than just another day at the beach, it’s the journey of a summer! Learn more »

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UNIVERSIT Y OF ROCHESTER PRE-COLLEGE ONLINE PROGR AM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS | rochesteronline.precollegeprograms.org

$695 to $1,295 9th,

The University of Rochester offers flexible, online courses in personalized medicine,

10th, 11th, 12th

You’ll hear from renowned Rochester professors, have access to a mentor for support

Online Two or Four Weeks

biomedical engineering, and video game design for motivated high school students. throughout the program, and earn a Certificate of Completion from the University of Rochester. The courses are 100% online so you can complete the course around your schedule. Take the opportunity to learn from a premier research university before college. Learn more »

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSIT Y ONLINE IMMERSION PRE-COLLEGE PROGR AMS wfuonline.precollegeprograms.org

$995 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Online Two or Four Weeks

Join Wake Forest University’s Online Immersion Program for engaging, online courses spanning the fields of medicine, bioscience, psychology, finance, and much more. Explore your passions before college as you learn about future majors, career options, and current technology and discoveries in the field of your course. You’ll hear from awardwinning Wake Forest or Wake Forest School of Medicine professors, be paired with an expert mentor for support and earn a Certificate of Completion from Wake Forest University. Learn more »

WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: IMPACTLAB | $3,495 9th, 10th, 11th InPerson Two or Four Weeks

ImpactLab is an innovative two-week residential summer experience for rising juniors and seniors in high school. This hands-on immersive learning program will give students a chance to explore their passions in science, engineering, and design. Program Highlights: get to know like-minded peers from around the globe as you preview college life; experience our beautiful Boston campus and all this vibrant city has to offer; and learn alongside our engaging faculty and corporate partners, using state-of-the-art labs and studios. Learn more »

WORLD SCHOLARS ACADEMY | STEM SUMMER COURSES | $2,795 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Online Two Weeks

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worldscholarsacademy.com

World Scholars Academy offers elite STEM summer courses designed and taught by world-leading professional scholars. Our inspirational academic programs introduce students to what it is like to undertake advanced study in leading disciplines, and provide the correct foundations to attain the highest levels of academic and professional success. Students ages 12-18 can choose between either our live and interactive virtual summer school or our Hawaii-based residential programs. Available STEM courses include Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, and Medicine. Learn more »

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STEM COLLEGES BANGOR UNIVERSIT Y: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING bangor.ac.uk/international-homepage

£15,000 - £17,000 Public Bangor, UK Conservation, Computer Science, Ocean Sciences, Product Design

Bangor has a range of great STEM courses that you can choose to take: from Natural Sciences, to Ocean Sciences; Computer Science to Psychology; or even Zoology with Animal Behaviour! Just visit our website to find out what we can offer you on your stem journey. Our courses are highly regarded, and students are even involved in research! If that does not sound great enough, we are situated in some of the most amazing natural beauty in the UK! Learn more »

MIAMI UNIVERSIT Y: DEPARTMENT OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS AND DESIGN | miamioh.edu/cca/academics/departments $15,962 (in-state) & $35,937 (out-of-state)

The Department of Emerging Technology in Business and Design (ETBD) at Miami

Public

of society. The program, strongly transdisciplinary, comprises primarily of faculty from

Oxford, OH Games + Simulation

University explores how new technology can affect positive change in almost any aspect the worlds of business and design, but also from data science, engineering, programming, the arts, and the humanities. The program offers two undergraduate degrees, one in ETBD and one in Games + Simulation. Learn more »

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PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY: 100+ ACADEMIC DEGREE PROGR AMS pct.edu

$17,610 (in-state) & $25,170 (out-of-state)

Ready to start living your career in your first semester? Here, you will. Dive into your choice

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with real-world experience. And build the specialized skills not just to thrive in your field, but

Williamsport, PA

of 100+ hands-on programs. Work in industry-driven labs. Soak in expert insight from faculty to lead it. Learn more »

Robotics & Automation, Game & Simulation Programming, Industrial Design

UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID (UC3M) | uc3m.es/gap-year/inicio

$9,500 or $13,500 Public Madrid, Spain Engineering

UC3M International Gap Programs allow the students to select either an academic or an experiential track before starting college studies: The International Foundation Program is an annual program that combines academic subjects, experiential methodology in English or Spanish and the necessary skill set to achieve success in college studies. Gap Experiential Semesters provide a broader international perspective, allowing the students to participate in hands-on experiences, while immersing in the most vibrant European city and the cross-cultural environment of UC3M. Learn more »

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ARETEEM INSTITUTE |

areteem.org

Varies

Dreaming a cool and financially rewarding career in STEM fields? Check out Areteem Institute,

7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

and sciences for high school and middle school students to prepare for future success in

Online & In-Person Varies

an accredited supplementary educational program that provides in-depth training in math pursuing STEM majors in prestigious colleges. Areteem programs are designed to engage students in advanced and in-depth topics in a fun and enjoyable environment. Students develop logical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills while achieving tangible results for college admissions. Learn more »

ATHENA R ACING: GIRLS-ONLY STEM CLUB |

athenaracing.org

Free

Athena Racing puts the superhero cape on our future female leaders! We teach essential life

7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

and expose STEM career opportunities….. using a racecar. Our online, award-winning, girls-

Online Varies

skills and career development with interactive and creative methods to stimulate curiosity only club is your launching pad into life beyond high school with incredible training intensives, camps and conferences. Join the talent pipeline development program to explore the career of your dreams at AthenaRacing.org. Learn more »

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