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    University of St. Thomas: STEPS Pre-College Summer Program


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Other
    • Entering Grade: 6th, 8th
    • Gender: Girls Only
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: STEM
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Participants will engineer, make, connect with mentors, work in the labs, unwind at the University of St. Thomas recreation facilities, work with engineering faculty and build resources that they can access throughout their high school careers.

    STEPS Program is an introduction to the exciting world of science, technology, and engineering. We hope to expose learners to engineering careers, college life and ignite an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

    These summer day-long engineering programs are available at no-cost for girls who are currently in 6th or 8th grade. The programs are hosted by and held at the University of St. Thomas, School of Engineering in St. Paul, MN.

    Benefits for Girls Who Join the STEPS Program

    -Gain knowledge about what engineers do.

    -Learn from instructors with extensive backgrounds in STEAM education.

    -Participate in hands-on workshops with high-tech equipment and processes.

    -Make new friends and gain college-life experience and recreation at St. Thomas.