Other STEM Programs On and Off Campus

The Boston University College of Engineering works with schools and other organizations to bring the excitement of engineering to young people.

  • CELEST BU Center of Excellence for Learning in Education, Science & Technology (CELEST) studies natural intelligence. This program reaches undergraduate and graduate students, public school students in Boston-area cities and thousands of students in New England who participate in summer programs at Boston University.
  • LERNet/Summer Pathways This is a one-week, immersive, residential summer STEM enrichment program administered by CAS and designed for young women who are entering their junior or senior year in high school and are interested in science, math and engineering.
  • SAGE Boston University’s Student Association of Graduate Engineers is involved with Technology Entrepreneurship Night, the Entrepreneur Design Contest and the New England Regional competition during National Engineers Week.
  • The Artemis Project The Artemis Project is a five-week summer program directed by LERNet and administered by CAS and ENG undergraduate women at Boston University. Artemis introduces high school girls to computer science and engineering, sparking their interest at a critical age.
  • Summer Challenge For high school students about to enter their sophomore, junior, or senior year, the two-week residential Summer Challenge is a perfect opportunity to explore existing interests, investigate new topics, take classes not offered in high school, and maybe even determine a college major.
  • Research Internship in Science & Engineering (RISE) Program The six-week summer Research Internship in Science & Engineering provides academically motivated rising high school seniors the opportunity to conduct university-level research in state-of-the-art laboratories, alongside some of the sharpest scientific minds in the country.
  • High School Honors The six-week summer High School Honors Program provides an opportunity for rising high school juniors and seniors to experience undergraduate life, both academically and socially, while earning college credit.
  • National Science Foundation GK12 Programs Project STAMP and Boston Urban Fellows are NSF-funded programs that partners graduate and undergraduate fellows in biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics with teachers in K-12 classrooms in Boston, Quincy, Chelsea, and Newton.

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