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Summer STEM Programs

By Dr. Rose Davidson, STEM Coordinator
Have you started to make your summer plans for STEM?

According to Teen Life, “Going on a summer program is a great way to experiment with future college majors or career paths.”

Here are two sources that list amazing STEM experiences for the upcoming summer that students might want to investigate over winter break.

These lists cover a range of summer programs at colleges and in the technology and engineering industries. They are from all around the United States and do include several from the St. Louis area. Some of these are expensive, others are no cost, and many have need-based scholarships available.

Information on specific summer programs will be included in future STEM Blasts and are available on the SJA website here.

1. Best pre-college technology programs by Best College Reviews
“According to Princeton Review, computer science remains the most popular major among college students. This means that high school students ultimately hoping to declare a major within the field of technology could have their work cut out for them when it comes to landing a spot in a top program. To ensure their college application is as competitive as possible, many high school students spend their summer taking part in a pre-college technology program.

The 50 programs on this list are the 50 Best Pre-College Summer Technology Programs for High School Students. We searched through hundreds of programs, considering everything from affordability and value, to the resumes of instructors, to the uniqueness of the activities and opportunities. The result is the ultimate list of summer technology programs that are sure to make your summer both exciting and productive — and add a little extra boost to that college application.” –Best College Reviews

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2. Teen Life Engineering STEM summer programs

“Engineering is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) field that is constantly evolving and growing. An engineering summer program for middle school and high school students is a great way to learn about the field and get hands on engineering experience! Browse the engineering summer programs below.”-TeenLife Media

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