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    New Jersey Institute of Technology Pre-College: Women in Engineering & Technology Initiatives FEMME Program

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Five Weeks
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    The Women in Engineering and & Technology Initiatives FEMME Program is a four-week program designed to provide post-4th through post-9th grade girls with opportunities to enhance their mathematics, science, and technological academic achievement, develop problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, and promote self-esteem and self-confidence.

    The program’s goal is to encourage girls to choose careers in scientific and technological fields in which women are traditionally underrepresented. FEMME provides an intensive four-week summer component for seven groups of female students and includes classroom discussions, laboratory experiments, projects, and field trips.

    The program’s goal is to encourage girls to choose careers in scientific and technological fields in which women are traditionally underrepresented. FEMME provides an intensive five-week summer component for five groups of female students and includes classroom discussions, laboratory experiments, projects, and field trips.

    Engineering themes include:

    • Environmental – 4th grade
    • Aeronautical – 5th grade
    • Mechanical – 6th grade
    • Chemical – 7th grade
    • Biomedical – 8th grade

    In addition, all groups will receive instruction in advanced mathematics; computer applications; language arts and communications.

    Academic courses will incorporate modules in standardized test preparation to prepare participants for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and FEMME8 for the Scholastic and Assessment Test (SAT).