The Georgia Chief Science Officers (CSO) initiative will cultivate a cadre of student leaders in middle and high schools across the state, enhancing their leadership, communication, and advocacy skills to meet the growing demand for these soft skills in STEM careers. The CSO program empowers students with a voice in STEM programming at their schools and in their communities. CSOs meet with legislators, school board members, and policymakers to lend their voices to conversations about STEM education and workforce development in our state.
Gain hands-on training in lab techniques, environmental assessment, and cell culture. Also benefits professional development: have the opportunity to work on resumes, elevator pitches, and networking with the special guest lecturers.
Application is online; need to be nominated by a teacher and complete an essay
The College of Education and Human Development at Georgia State University is still accepting applications for their summer program, AFT! The Academy for Future Teachers welcomes bright, talented and diverse high school students seriously considering a career teaching math or science in an urban environment, or a math or science career track.
Black Girls Write!
Black Girls Write! is a three-week summer literacy institute for girls between the ages of 9-17 years old at Georgia State University. This summer the focus is “Youth Student Protests and Social Change” and girls will understand what it means to write for social change and to create awareness about critical issues affecting their lives. The selected girls will read rich Black literature and think about their own identities. Please email Kristy Girardeau at firstname.lastname@example.org for the application!
For recent grads interested in the technology behind movie magic, the CINEMA project helps train you in entry level jobs in Information Communications Technology (ICT) fields such as TV and movie production.