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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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WA – Amazon Future Engineer Internship

Summer Internship

Program Location: Seattle WA

Age/Grades: College Level

Eligibility Requirements: BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
· Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field as a first year or second year undergraduate student
· Enrolled and taking courses at an accredited 4-year university or college
· Completed AP CS course in high school (or equivalent)
· Intention to declare major in CS by end of Junior year
· Basic experience in front end technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
· Preferred experience in scripting language Perl, Python, JavaScript, etc
· Preferred experience in object oriented programming language such as Java or C++
· Adept at handling ambiguous or undefined challenges through strong problem solving abilities

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WA – PLU High School Programming Contest

Competition

Program Location: Tacoma, WA

Program Date(s): February 2, 2019

Cost: $15 per student or $30 per team

Eligibility Requirements: Each team consists of 1-3 students, and a middle/high school may enter any number of teams. In order that beginners as well as more experienced programmers may compete, there will be two divisions, (novice and advanced). The novice division consisting of students who have completed at most one computer programming class and have not previously placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in a programming contest. The advanced division is open to all high school students.

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– Canadian Computing Competition by University of Waterloo

Competition

Application Deadline: February 20, 2019

Eligibility Requirements: The Canadian Computing Competition (CCC) is a fun challenge for secondary school students with an interest in programming. It is an opportunity for students to test their ability in designing, understanding and implementing algorithms. CCC currently supports currently supports C, C++, Python (2.x and 3.x), Pascal, Java, Perl, and PHP.

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NY – Hunter College Daedalus Computer Science Honors Program

College

Program Location: New York, NY

Application Deadline: 2/20/2019

Eligibility Requirements: No decisions will be made until March 15th or later.

Applicants to the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter are automatically considered. Applying to an Honors Scholarship does not jeopardize or in any way interfere with your consideration for Macaulay Honors College at Hunter.

Only applicants who have completed a Fall 2019 Freshmen Admission application will be considered. For more detail, visit Hunter College Office of Admissions website.

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– Technovation Challenge

Competition

Cost: Free

Eligibility Requirements: To participate in the 2018-2019 school year, students must be between the ages of 10 to 18 as of August 1, 2019 and identify as female. Technovation offers girls around the world the opportunity to build apps and solve problems in their local community. In Metro Vancouver, both SFU and UBC CS support and help facilitate the Technovation Challenge.

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– Invent the Future – AI Academy at Simon Fraser University

Summer Academic Program

Age/Grades: Grade 11 girls

Cost: The total cost of the program is $4000 per student; however, due to the generous support of our sponsors including AI4ALL, the cost to each participant in 2018 was $500. Cost for the 2019 program is subject to change. For the 2018 program, the cost included accommodation in a private room in residence for July 8th to July 19th, all food, curriculum, field trips, project materials, and 24-hour staff supervision.

Eligibility Requirements: Canadian girls entering grade 12 in the September following the program (ie. Sept. 2019 for the 2019 program). Completion of English 11, Math 11, and at least one 11th level Science course are required by the start of the program. Students from rural or remote communities are especially encouraged to apply.

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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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