Gain real-world exposure to multiple professional opportunities in the expansive field of engineering, learn from highly accomplished university faculty and professional engineers, gain access to cutting-edge facilities and labs, and participate in a true-to-life design challenge.
What You Can Learn
Information about a wide array of engineering professions to help you make informed choices about your future career
Why the core principles of engineering and problem-solving are critical to innovation and success in the 21st century
How to incorporate the full scope of the design thinking process
Important leadership skills that you can use now and in college, including information analysis, critical thinking, and conflict management
Important insight into the college admissions process during a workshop led by university faculty
What You Can Experience
Life on the campus of a top-ranked engineering school and curriculum designed in collaboration with faculty from Villanova University’s College of Engineering
Interacting with industry professionals from various engineering fields through career and cultural site visits and speaking events
Programming a microprocessor to fly a model helicopter during the Helicopter Electronics Workshop, which was developed by Andrew Barry, Ph.D., MIT Graduate and Founder of Stage One Education
Utilizing digital mapping technology and ArcView GIS (Geographic Information Systems) software to synthesize data and scout a project site from afar Exploring the capabilities of Arduino microprocessors by building a remote monitoring prototype
Completing and presenting a design plan for a minesweeper robot to search for and extract dangerous elements from an area affected by explosives
Applying your engineering skills to construct low-cost, sustainable solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems during the Capstone Impact Challenge
Cost and Session Information
We accept applications from self-starters and encourage all students (entering grades 10-12 grade next fall) with an interest in a medical career to apply.
Tuition for this 8-day residential NYLF Medicine Program at the University of Maryland is $3395 and session dates are June 15-22, June 25-July 2, July 6-13, and July 20-27, 2019.
The application process includes writing two short essays and providing the name of a teacher or mentor who can speak to your achievements and maturity and who may be contacted to provide supporting information.
To learn more about our acceptance criteria and other relevant application information, please visit our Admissions page.