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 – NYC DOE Hack League

Program Description:

Through the Hack League student teams will be given the opportunity to use open data from their school neighborhoods to design, prototype, develop, and evaluate apps, games, and websites that address real-world community issues. Students will creatively engage in a human-centered design and strategic problem-solving process aimed at improving quality of life and civic issues. The Hack League will kick off with in-school, teacher-led hackathons during CSEdWeek (December 9-15, 2019). Student teams will then progress to borough-wide hackathons in the winter of 2019. The final, citywide hackathon will take place in the spring of 2019. Round 1: Between December 9 – 15, Round 2: Late Winter 2019 Round 3: April 2020

Type: Hackathon/Game Jam

Program Location: NYC

Program Date(s): 12/9/2019

Application Deadline: 10/25/2019

Cost: Free

Eligibility Requirements: -Middle School / High School -Teams must be teacher led -Teachers can apply using the directions below: How to Join NYC public middle and high school teachers with prior CS experience can join in three ways: Attend our in-person PD on Saturday, October 5; 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. The PD will take place at 131 Livingston Street, Room 610, Brooklyn, NY 11201. You can register here. Per session and CTLE credits will be provided, as well as breakfast. Join our live webinar on Wednesday, October 23; 4:00pm – 6:00pm. You can register for the webinar here. If you can’t make any of the training above, you can still join by completing this interest form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSffjZ9-BPblsyKet6_VNE4p6LUg5VAK6e6EW8Q48me_47Cziw/viewform). We will email you updates and resources, including a recorded webinar with an overview of this year’s Hack League.

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MI – U of M’s Rise Up 4 CS

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI

Program Date(s): 11/3/2019

Application Deadline: 10/27/2019

Age/Grades: 9-12

Eligibility Requirements: Open to under-represented (female, African American, Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander) high school students in AP CSA or CSP

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KS – Hack K-State

Type: Hackathon/Game Jam

Program Location: Kansas State University

Program Date(s): Nov 8-10

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National – DigiGirlz Day

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: Varies by event

Program Date(s): Varies by program

Application Deadline: Varies by program

Age/Grades: Middle School + High School

Cost: Free

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National – Google CodeNext

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: Harlem & Chelsea, NY | Oakland, CA

Program Date(s): Varies by program

Application Deadline: Sept 13 | Dec 1 | March 1

Age/Grades: 10th – 12th Grade

Cost: Free

Eligibility Requirements: http://services.google.com/fh/files/misc/codenextapplicationfaq.pdf

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Girls Who Code: Summer Immersion Program

Type: Summer Academic Program

Program Location: Varies by program

Program Date(s): Summer, Varies by Program

Age/Grades: Girls Grade 10th & 11th

Cost: Free. Scholarships available.

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National – Girls Who Code: Clubs

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: Any school in the US

Program Date(s): During the school year

Application Deadline: N/A

Cost: Free

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National – Girls Who Code: College Loops

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: On College Campuses

Program Date(s): During the school year

Application Deadline: N/A

Age/Grades: College

Cost: Free

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National – NASA Internships

Type: 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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