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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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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