STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)

Internships for students who are interested in working in a research lab at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Please contact:
Federico M. Sciammarella PhD
Interim Chair
Mechanical Engineering Dept.
College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Northern Illinois University
590 Garden Road
DeKalb, IL 60115-2854
office: (815) 753-1288

Girls Who Code - Summer technology immersion program for girls and is FREE! The Summer Immersion Program is an unforgettable 7-week course that pairs computer science education with field trips to top tech companies and mentorship from amazing women in the industry.

The Horizons Scholarship
The Horizons Scholarship supports outstanding high school students from any greade level on a fully-funded experience in San Francisco, in their pursuit to become leaders in the fast-growing technology sector. Our programs provide immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving high school students planning to attends the nation's top universities. The program requires no prior computer science or programming knowledge.
The Horizons community attend the top business, engineering, and liberal arts programs in the country at The Wharton School, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Williams, Pomona and more.
Interested students can start an application here!

Carleton College- Summer Science Institute. 6 Carleton credits. Open to Sophomores and Juniors.
office: (815) 753-1288

Cornell University CURIE and CATALYST Academies - The target populations for CURIE are female rising junior and senior students fo all backgrounds, and for CATALYST, rising sophomore, junior and senior male and female students of African American and Latino/a backgrounds. Both programs focus on STEM disciplines. Illinois Institute of Technology - summer programs

Northwestern University Career Day for Girls In Engineering. Theme for this one-day program is impacting the world through engineering.

University of Pennsylvania Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology.

The Illinois Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers Intro to Engineering Program at Notre Dame is seeking applications from minority students. 3 week program – limited number of scholarships available. Call Mr. Nazario 312-371-2745.

University of Chicago - a variety of programs in medicine, science and research

University of Illinois at Urbana Free research apprentice program to explore careers in math, science tech and engineering through the food, human and environmental sciences. For more information visit:

University of Illinois :

College of Engineering
Girls’ Adventures in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science (GAMES) Camp is a summer program held on campus for academically talented girls (rising 6th through 12th graders) interested in math, science, and engineering. Alongside women in these disciplines, girls will explore engineering through demonstrations, presentations, and fun hands-on activities. For more information, visit our website. Applications open in mid-January.
The Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Camp is a summer program held on campus that offers co-ed, week-long residential camps for high school students interested in learning about different engineering disciplines through demonstrations, presentations, and fun hands-on activities. For more information, visit our website. Applications open in mid-January.

University of Dayton School of Engineering High School Programs. Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors. For more information visit

Missouri University of Science and Technology – Jackling Introduction to Engineering course. Students explore “What is Engineering and Is it for Me?” Program intended for juniors and seniors with three sessions held in June and July.

Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS) STEM Program. Six day experience for high achievers who have completed their junior year in high school. For more information please visit www.usna,edu/admissions/stem.

Introduction to Engineering Program at University of Notre Dame. 2-week summer program gaining broad exposure to the profession of engineering. For more information visit Some partial scholarships available.

SEA Education Association – 3 week programs to sail, study and conduct research with scientists and mariners. Limited number of need-based scholarships.

Michigan Math and Science Scholars high school summer program. 2-week sessions at the University of Michigan.

Boston University – PROMYS – Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists. Creative mathematical exploration.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Summer Preface Program for all grades interested in a variety of subjects. Very low cost for program. or (518) 276-3098. Troy, NY.

Smith College Summer Science and Engineering Program for High School Girls, or (413) 585-3060.

Minority Engineer Recruitment and Retention Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Four week program for 10th and 11th grade students with a strong interest in math and/or science. Program is free to all qualified students. or 312-996-2201.

Fermilab’s Target: Science and Engineering Program – Competative paid 6-week summer internship for high school sophomores and juniors interested in physics, math, engineering, and technology. For more information visit:

Lead America – Several summer programs in various subjects such as medicine, law, business, theater, engineering, etc. offered as several colleges. For more information visit:

IIT Boeing Scholars Academy – Free, year-round, academic enrichment program. Offers hands-on summer experiences in science, technology, engineering, math, architecture, business, and psychology. Workshops, college and career support, and leadership workshops held during the year. For more information visit:*

The Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.
Engineering New Frontiers Summer Program for High School Students.

•Biomedical engineering

•Civil engineering

•Electrical engineering

•Computer science

•Mechanical engineering, For more information and application materials, visit

University of Washington - Numerous program in technology related areas, Seattle, WA