Young women gain an opportunity to experience the importance of engineering and be motivated by interaction with the different disciplines during this one-week summer program for female high school students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year.
Introduction to Engineering (June 24-28, 9am - 5pm) is designed to foster interest from women into pursuing a career in the engineering profession and research being done in the fields of Bioengineering, Civil, Environmental, Electrical and Mechanical engineering. The program features:
- Hands on projects in robotics, bioengineering, environmental engineering, civil & mechanical engineering
- Field trip - past trips have included visit to NASA, Philadelphia Water Works, Turner construction, L3 communications
- Visiting and interaction with professional women engineers