STEM Student Opportunities
Professional Opportunities for Students
Often, we get asked about internships or research opportunities for students, especially in high school. Here's a list of possibilities:
Federal Agencies / Government Internships
National Institutes of Health
Summer Internship Program for College Students: https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/sip
Summer Internship Program for High School Students: https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/hs-sip
List of all internships for different sessions (e.g., summer, fall, spring): https://www.nasa.gov/education/materials/
I did the "SHARP" (Summer High School Apprenticeship Research Program) back in 2000 -- a wonderful experience!
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
APL ASPIRE Program for high school juniors and seniors to experience STEM: https://secwww.jhuapl.edu/stem/aspire
STEM Education and Training Databases
Pathways to Science: https://pathwaystoscience.org/ (summer research programs in all STEM disciplines)
Colleges: Look at the websites for colleges that you're interested in. When you get to the interview or application stage, you'll get extra points for actually experiencing life on campus.
Johns Hopkins University: Center for Talented Youth: https://cty.jhu.edu/
Camps: You could be a camp counselor for a STEM-focused camp or childcare organization.
Idea Lab Kids in Howard County: https://idealabkids.com/location/howard-county/