Weeklong Summer Career Exploration Camps provide students an opportunity to experience technology-related career fields. Students will participate in hands-on activities, create projects using state-of-the-art technology and take part in an industry field trip. Camp offerings include: Programming, Video Game Design and Advanced Video Game Design. All students entering grades 8-10 in the fall are eligible to attend and registration will open on Monday February 9, 2015.
Mentorship opportunity for technical women & college students:
ProjectCSGIRLS is starting a mentorship program where they will be pairing middle school girls with a mentor who is either a tech professional or a college student. Mentors will be working with their assigned mentees to help them develop their projects for the ProjectCSGIRLS competition.
For the 7th year running, Intel will host “A Day @Intel”. This field trip is a day-long field trip for young women grades 8–12 who are interested in finding out more about STEM careers. Continental breakfast, lunch and light refreshments will be provided.
STEM prize for middle- and high-school students now accepting applications
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is now accepting applications for its CTY Cogito Research Award given to middle- and high-school students. Up to 10 students or student teams will receive award to support projects proposed in a science, technology, engineering, or math field.
CTY Cogito Award terms:
A project from the Girl Scouts and the National Science Foundation with information for girls and parents about engineering careers.
Girls Have IT Day! is an event for middle school girls to become engaged in hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) activities hosted by Xavier students in over 20 clubs on campus.
The event it FREE and open to all middle school girls.
Produced with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), this card gives computing-specific advice for the steps to take on the path from high school to college.