Pre-College Summer Programs | A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland

                    M-Power Tools Summer Program

                    Description:?We are thrilled to announce this NEW summer program geared towards girls entering the 7th & 8th grade. The M-Power Tools Summer Program is focused on enhancing self-efficacy as well as teamwork skills by teaching girls to use power tools safely and effectively to accomplish a project goal alongside current students and professionals in the field, specifically women, who can serve as role models and mentors.

                    Target Group:?Rising 7th and 8th graders
                    Program Office:?Women in Engineering Program?
                    Program Director:?Becky Kenemuth

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                    SeaPerch Summer Camp

                    Description:?The SeaPerch Camp is an innovative underwater robotics program that equips student with the resources they need to build an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV).? Students build the ROV from a kit following a curriculum that teaches basic engineering and science concepts with a marine engineering theme.? The SeaPerch Summer Camp provides students with the opportunity to learn about robotics, engineering, science, and mathematics (STEM) while building an underwater ROV as part of a science and engineering technology curriculum.? Throughout the project students will learn engineering concepts, problem solving, team work and technical applications.

                    Target Group:?Rising 7th?– 11th?graders
                    Program Office:?Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering
                    Program Director:?LaWanda Kamalidiin

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                    S.P.I.C.E Camp

                    Description:?S.P.I.C.E Camp, Students with Potential and Interest, Considering Engineering, is a week-long commuter program for young women who will be entering the 9th and 10th grade in the fall. The program is geared towards women whom would like to learn more about engineering disciplines, opportunities, and careers. Throughout the course of the week, students are introduced to the field of engineering through projects, tours, and guest speakers. Each activity is intended to highlight the relevance of engineering in daily life and showcase how engineering improves society. All activities will be supervised by current engineering students and conducted in a safe learning environment at the University of Maryland, College Park.

                    Target Group:?Rising 9th and 10th grade women
                    Program Offices:?Women in Engineering Program and Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering
                    Program Contacts:?Samantha Sabihi and Marissa Massey

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                    ESTEEM/SER-Quest Program

                    Description:?The ESTEEM/SER-Quest Program is a 4-week commuter summer program which offers opportunities in research to rising 11th and 12th grade students who have a strong interest in engineering and engineering research and are considering a major in engineering.? Students selected to participate in the program will conduct a research project in the summer in an engineering faculty member’s lab in the afternoon and participate in several other activities in the morning. Students with a senior year internship or research requirement or science fair project are encouraged to apply because the program serves as a prerequisite to the ESTEEM Research Mentoring Program during the school year which can be used to fulfill those requirements.

                    Target Group:?Rising 11th and 12th grade students
                    Program Office:?Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering
                    Program Coordinator:?Marissa Massey?

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                    Pre-College Scholars Program

                    Description:?Prepare for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (S.A.T.) while learning more about the Clark School of Engineering and the necessary tools and strategies to navigate the college application process.

                    Target Group:?Rising 11th and 12th grade students who attend high school or live in target geographic areas of Maryland
                    Program Office:?Undergraduate Recruitment and Scholarship Programs
                    Program Coordinator:?Aishah Briscoe

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                    Discovering Engineering

                    Description:?Spend a week discovering the vast field of engineering at the University of Maryland. Live on campus, meet faculty, tour one-of-a-kind labs and facilities, and learn about the various engineering disciplines offered at the University of Maryland.

                    Target Group:?Rising 11th and 12th grade students
                    Program Office:?Undergraduate Recruitment and Scholarship Programs
                    Program Coordinator:?Aishah Briscoe

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                    E2@UMD

                    Description:?Exploring Engineering is a one-week summer program for high school women entering 11th & 12th grade who are considering engineering as a possible major. Participants will live on campus for one week and explore the world of engineering through activities, lab experiments, workshops, challenges and seminars with professional engineers while also getting a taste of collegiate life by living in a residence hall for the week.?

                    Target Group:?Rising 11th and 12th grade women
                    Program Office:?Women in Engineering Program
                    Program Director:?Becky Kenemuth

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