Opportunities For Students

TEALS provides students across the country with computer science curriculum that helps them build a solid foundation of computational thinking, problem solving, and programming. To take the next step, TEALS is dedicated to helping students identify opportunities to apply that knowledge and experience first-hand how technology can play a role in their future education and career. Explore and discover a range of student opportunities in computer science and technology.

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National – Zip Recruiter Scholarship

Scholarship

Program Location: Must be enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States

Program Date(s): Winners Announced July 31, 2018

Application Deadline: June 30, 2018

Age/Grades: Must be be 18 years of age or older

Cost: no cost to apply; winners recieve $3,000 college scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning student with the most creative entry in our Winter/Spring 2018 Scholarship Promotion.

The Grand Prize Winner each semester will receive the $3,000 scholarship.

To enter, please write a 500-800 word essay that addresses both the prompts in the link below.

At the conclusion of the specific Entry Period for each biannually Promotion, you must (i) be a legal resident of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, (ii) be 18 years of age or older (or at least the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence), and (iii) be enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States.

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National – CodeLabs

Workshop/Training

Program Location: online

Program Date(s): July 9 – 27, 2018

Application Deadline: July 1, 2018

Age/Grades: open to all ages

Cost: $12 (partially offsets our costs). Scholarships are available.

Eligibility Requirements: Nothing to do this summer? Work alongside students across the US to build an app or game of your own design. All students are welcome, even if you just started coding.

CodeLabs is 100% online. You can participate no matter where you live, and can work alone or with a group of friends.

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WA – UW Summer Camp: Coding in Java I

Summer Academic Program

Program Location: University of Washington campus

Program Date(s): Multiple sessions thru the summer

Application Deadline: Accepts applications until classes are full

Age/Grades: incoming 9th to 12th graders

Cost: $725-$800; needs-based scholarships are available

Eligibility Requirements: Explore computer science and coding in the Java programming language. This introductory course will focus on fundamental computer science concepts, control and data structures, and best practices for programming in Java. Concepts taught include statements and variables, objects, expressions, conditionals and for loops and other control structures. You’ll learn fundamentals of programming that will be applicable to AP Computer Science and to other languages, including Ruby, Python and C++.

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WA – UW Summer Camp: Coding in Python I

Workshop/Training

Program Location: University of WA campus

Program Date(s): Multiple sessions thru the summer

Application Deadline: Accepts applications until classes are full

Age/Grades: incoming 9th to 12th graders

Cost: $725–$800; needs-based scholarships are available

Eligibility Requirements: Get programming in Python! This course will focus on fundamental computer science concepts, control and data structures, and best practices for coding and debugging in Python. We’ll cover statements and variables, values, expressions, conditionals, Booleans, while loops, randomness, libraries, debugging, program analysis, procedural drawing (lines, shapes and colors; animation; and program structure) and more.
You’ll complete a variety of fun and engaging coding exercises under the instructor’s guidance and then explore and practice the concepts at your own pace with support. The exercises allow for a variety of learning styles and ability levels, so all students can build skills in writing, debugging, analyzing and comprehending code.

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MI – University of MI Electrify Tech Camp

Summer Academic Program

Program Location: University of MI campus

Program Date(s): Various dates July, 2018

Application Deadline: Accepts applications until classes are full

Age/Grades: current high school students

Cost: $500 per camp; scholarships are available

Eligibility Requirements: Electrify Tech Camp consists of three non-residential summer camps for high school students that is sponsored and run by Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Michigan (U-M). Camp participants will be introduced to college-level topics at an introductory level suitable for high school students.

Program content is developed and taught by U-M faculty and graduate students, ensuring the highest quality of academic learning. Recreational activities will be incorporated into the activities of each day. Come ready to learn and to have fun!

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WA – DigiPen Undergraduate Programs Preview Day

College

Program Location: DigiPen’s Redmond Campus

Program Date(s): Various: All sessions run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. with optional* activities from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m

Application Deadline: Follow link to register

Age/Grades: High school students

Cost: Free

Eligibility Requirements: Attend one of our preview days to learn what it takes to be a successful DigiPen student and whether it’s the right school for you! Additionally, each prospective student who attends a preview day will receive a $60 application fee waiver.

Agenda:
Welcome speech
Admissions and financial aid overview
DIT alumni panel with Q&A
Degree program overviews
Campus tour
Lunch
Art Portfolio Review*
If you are bringing digital artwork, please bring your own device
Housing tours*

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WA – 2018 AFA Cyber Camp

Summer Academic Program

Program Location: Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA

Program Date(s): July 30 – August 3, 2018

Application Deadline: open until full

Age/Grades: high school students

Cost: $300 for commuter students (includes lunches) $550 for overnight students (includes all meals and accommodations)

Eligibility Requirements: A unique opportunity for high school students to learn about cybersecurity, STEM careers, and to develop cyber defense skills!

Through hands-on experience campers will:

Learn how to protect personal devices and information from outside threats
Harden entire networks running Windows 7 and Ubuntu operating systems
Compete in an exciting final team competition that simulates real cybersecurity situations faced by industry professionals and mimics AFA’s CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

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NY – NY – Gakko Code Forward Program

Summer Academic Program

Program Location: Manhattan at 243 Canal Street, NYC

Program Date(s): Spring Programs: April 10 – June 23 // Summer Programs: July – August

Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

Age/Grades: Current high school students grades 9–12

Cost: Regular tuiton is $1980, but scholarships are available

Eligibility Requirements: 10 weeks— Build an App or Record an Album. Gakko NYC gives high schoolers the opportunity to study technology or music with industry-experts committed to creating personalized learning experiences. Every student leaves the program with a completed, portfolio-worthy app or an album.

To submit an application, please complete the application form by following the link below. After submitting an application, you may asked to share additional information and/or be invited to participate in a brief interview with the program instructors.

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WA – University of Washington Dawg Bytes CS Summer Camps

Summer Academic Program

Program Location: University of WA campus

Program Date(s): TBD: varies by camp

Application Deadline: TBD

Age/Grades: Varies by camp

Cost: $220, including a non-refundable $40 deposit. Scholarships available.

Eligibility Requirements: Summer camps introduce middle and high school students to computer science & engineering topics in a fun, inclusive week of learning.

Camps run from 9am until 4pm from Monday – Friday. Lunch and snacks are provided at no extra cost to the student. All camps take place in the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering on the Seattle Campus of the University of Washington. Scholarships are available – students who qualify will be notified in their acceptance to the camp.

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National – Girls Who Code Campus Program

Summer Academic Program

Program Location: Varies by state

Program Date(s): Summer – varies by course and location

Application Deadline: Applications accepted until filled – apply soon!

Age/Grades: Varies by course

Cost: varies by course

Eligibility Requirements: Various courses available:
– Introduction to Computer Science
– iPhone App Development
– Wearable Tech & Fashion Design
– Website Design & Development

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WA – Dawgbytes 2018 Summer Camps

Summer Academic Program

Program Location: University of Washington, Seattle campus

Program Date(s): Varies by camp

Application Deadline: Priority applications open on Monday, May 14 and close on Wednesday May 23

Age/Grades: middle and high school students

Cost: Cost is $250, including a non-refundable $40 deposit. Scholarships available.

Eligibility Requirements: Our summer camps introduce middle and high school students to computer science & engineering topics in a fun, inclusive week of learning.
Priority applications open on Monday, May 14 and close on Wednesday May 23. If extra spots remain open, we will reopen rolling applications after that period.
Our camps run from 9am until 4pm from Monday – Friday. We provide lunch and snacks at no extra cost to the student. All camps take place in the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering on the Seattle Campus of the University of Washington. Scholarships are available – students who qualify will be notified in their acceptance to the camp.

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National – $2,500 Redfin Scholarship

Scholarship

Program Date(s): Awards delegated in both Spring and Fall

Application Deadline: January 31 (Spring); July 31 (Fall) – occurs twice yearly

Age/Grades: Eighteen years of age or older

Cost: no cost to apply

Eligibility Requirements: This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. We’ve received applications from across the country including San Diego, Las Vegas, Chicago and Miami!

Eligibility
Legal U.S. resident
Eighteen years of age or older
Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college
Cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale

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National – DigiGirlz Days

Workshop/Training

Program Location: Varies by location

Program Date(s): Varies by location

Application Deadline: Varies by location

Age/Grades: High School Females

Cost: no cost to attend

Eligibility Requirements: Microsoft is proud to offer technology programs that target youth. This one-day event, held at multiple Microsoft locations worldwide, is designed to provide high school girls with a better understanding of what a career in technology is all about.

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National – Congressional App Challenge

Competition

Program Location: Submissions are reviewed by district

Program Date(s): Competition submissions close October 15, 2018 at noon EST

Application Deadline: Submissions accepted from June 4 – October 15. Try to register before September 10, 2018 (registration indicates your intent to compete). Early registration significantly increases the chances for a successful challenge.

Age/Grades: must be a middle or high school student who has not graduated

Cost: no cost to apply.

Eligibility Requirements: AGE:
Students must be in middle school or high school at the time of submission. Students may not participate after having graduated high school.

LOCATION:
Students are only allowed to compete in a Congressional District which is hosting a Challenge. Students may compete in either the district in which they reside, or the district in which they attend school. Participants may compete only in one single district.

TEAMS:
Students can compete as individuals, or in teams of up to four (4) students.
Any team with more than four (4) students is not eligible to compete.
At least two teammates on any team must live or attend school in the same Congressional District.

PRIOR PROJECTS:
Students may submit any app they’ve created within the last calendar year, as long as the app meets the submission requirements.

ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER YEAR:
Students may only submit ONE app.

U.S. LAWS:
The Challenge is subject to all applicable U.S. federal laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to the Official Rules.

TIME KEEPING: T
he Director’s computer is the official timekeeping device for this Competition.

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National – NASA Internships

Summer Internship

Program Location: varies by program

Program Date(s): Available throughout the calendar year

Application Deadline: ongoing – depends on program

Age/Grades: High school through graduate level students

Cost: Free to apply

Eligibility Requirements: NASA internships are available to high school through graduate level students attending full-time accredited programs appropriate to the NASA internship opportunity for which they receive an offer. U.S. citizenship is required for most internship opportunities. Select opportunities are also open to citizens from countries participating in the NASA International Internship (I^2) Program. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a degree-granting course of study appropriate to NASA’s long-term professional workforce needs. College-level interns must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent. While NASA Internships are available to students in a wide-variety of majors ranging from business to science and engineering, individual internship opportunities will target specific disciplines. Applicants have the opportunity to browse and selectively apply for specific internship opportunities once their application is complete.

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