WIE Change the World: An Introduction to Engineering

Description: This virtual program is geared toward high school-aged women who are considering majoring in engineering and potentially pursuing it as a career.  This week-long virtual program will introduce participants to the various disciplines of engineering through engaging lessons and lectures, hands-on activities, and conversations with faculty, staff, and students in the Clark School of Engineering.

Target Group: Rising 9th - 12th graders
Program Office: Women in Engineering 
Program Director: Becky Kenemuth

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WIE Power Tool camp group in front of UMD bus

WIE Change the World: An Introduction to Engineering

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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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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Data Science: How Can Data Predict What is Next?

Description: Are you interested in how data can predict "what's next", create compelling arguments, or guide our actions and decisions? Then this summer experience might be for you! Data science demonstrates how we use data to characterize, visualize, and operationalize our decision-making processes . Modeling and analyzing data form the foundation of policies you are affected by, public planning you interact with, how economies operate, and more.

Target Group: Rising 9th - 12th graders
Program Office: Women in Engineering 
Program Director: Becky Kenemuth

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How Can Data Predict What is Next?


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