Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Links
- USA Science Festival - The 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival, the largest science festival in the United States, features nationwide contests and school programs during the 2013/2014 school year, including our popular 'Nifty Fifty' speaker program. The Festival culminates in a 2-day Grand Finale Expo on April 26-27, 2014 at the Convention Center in Washington, D.C., with Sneak Peek Friday being held on April 25. New this year: X-STEM - an Extreme STEM Symposium for middle and high school students on April 24, 2014.
- Space Telescope Science Institute's Youth for Astronomy & Engineering Program - Space Telescope Science Institute's Youth for Astronomy & Engineering Program will be working through YouthWorks to hire a few students to work at our facility during the summer of 2013. To apply you must visit the YouthWorks website, go through their registration process and attend any training required. If you do plan to apply and participated in any of our past YAE Programs, please email me your name and contact information as well to ensure that you are added to our list of possible candidates through this program.
- Baltimore City's YouthWorks summer jobs program - Baltimore City's YouthWorks summer jobs program will match young people between the ages of 14 and 21 to six-week work experiences with private sector, nonprofit, and city and state government employers. The program will operate from June 24 - August 2, 2013. The YouthWorks slogan "Summer Jobs Launch Careers" describes the lasting effect that a productive summer job can have on a young person. Through targeted matching of jobs to older teens' career interests and an emphasis on effective work behaviors and financial literacy for all participants, YouthWorks is sure to be a success this summer and beyond as it helps prepare our future workforce. For more information about YouthWorks, please contact the YouthWorks office at 410-545-1820 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Exploring Engineering at the University of Maryland (E2@UMD) - The application for Exploring Engineering at the University of Maryland (E2@UMD) is now available This program is open to girls entering grades 11 and 12 in fall 2013. Applications are due by Monday, March 25th for best consideration. Please follow the instructions to complete the online form and submit required materials (teacher recommendation and official transcript).
- Women in Engineering - The Women in Engineering (WIE) Program at the University of Maryland is excited to host its 5th annual WIE DREAM Conference! Our mission is to recruit, retain and advance women in engineering and this conference provides a forum to reach out to students and share the wonderful innovations, applications and opportunities engineering has to offer.
This spring, 500 participants will be welcomed to the University of Maryland campus for a series of workshops, forums, demonstrations and discussions that will truly ignite interest in engineering. Special Note: WIE DREAM Conference participants who apply and are accepted to the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering are eligible to apply for a DREAM Scholarship valued at up to $2,500!