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June 8-July 3, 2020: Summer Engineering Academy

Sponsored by the Department of Energy, the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP)-UNITE Program and other agencies and corporations, the Summer Engineering Academy offers participants four exciting weeks to engage in hands-on activities & learning experiences in all areas of engineering and computer science. Students meet with engineering & computer science students as well as STEM faculty and industry professionals through activities and field trips. College prep and ACT test practices are available.

High school students who are in going into the 9th, 10th and 11th grades in Fall 2020 are eligible to participate. Students from populations that are historically underrepresented and underserved in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers are encouraged to apply. Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a stipend of $100/week for their participation.

To apply for this Program, click on the following link and click on the "Apply Now" button to access the initial sign-up process: UNITE Application Link. In addition, the following application packet must be completed and submitted to the UNM School of Engineering as per instructions. Complete Summer Engineering Academy Application. The open application period is February 1-March 31, 2020.

July 12-July 31, 2020: Summer Transportation Institute

The Summer Transportation Institute Program is a free three-week residential program designed to give the students the experience of living in a college dorm while engaging in engineering activities. Sponsored by the U.S. Federal Highway Administration and the New Mexico Department of Transportation, this program gives students a variety of STEM- and transportation-related learning opportunities (see the STI flyer). Students participate in college prep courses, field trips and hands-on workshops. High school students who are in going into the 9th, 10th and 11th grades in the following Fall semester are eligible to participate in the Summer Transportation Institute Program. Students must complete the summer program application form. Applications are accepted between March and May 15. Space is limited. Participants with top qualifications for the program will be notified on a first come first served basis.

July 19–August 1, 2020: Experience Nuclear Engineering 2020

Nuclear Engineers power our homes, image and cure our bodies and send satellites and probes into space. Learn about this fascinating field from professors and students in UNM’s Nuclear Engineering department, ranked #13 in the nation by US News and World reports. Contact Carl Willis: