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 – WWII Museum Virtual Class Field Trip – “The War That Changed Your World: Science & Technology in WWII”

Program Description:

The National WWII Museum offers the following interactive, fast-paced interactive lessons that are videoconferenced LIVE into classrooms across the country. Guided by a museum educator, students analyze maps, photographs, artifacts, posters, speeches, and songs as they explore the chronologies, strategies, motivations, and outcomes behind these fascinating chapters of WWII history. All sessions are built to invite student participation and allow for a Q & A at the end.

These virtual field trips are not virtual tours of the museum.

Virtual Field Trips are $100 per session.

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“The War That Changed Your World: Science & Technology in WWII”

Today’s televisions, computers, and cell phones can all trace their origins to technological advancements realized during WWII. Students learn about radar, rockets, jets, penicillin, blood plasma, computers, and the atomic bomb; and how these inventions continue to affect their lives today.

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: Virtual

Program Date(s): 12/16/2020-6/28/2021

Application Deadline: 6/28/2021

Age/Grades: MS/HS

Cost: $100/class

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National – Dream Hustle Code 2021 Summer League Virtual

Program Description:

GRADE: Student MUST be in Grade 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12
PROGRAM DATE: Student must participate for the ENTIRE 7 Week Program
Starts – Monday, June 28, 2021
Ends – Friday, August 13, 2021
CLASS TIMES: Student must be able to participate daily, Monday-Friday for 2 hours each day of the program

Start Time will be assigned based on first come basis:
Start Time #1: 10am – 12pm Central
(11am-1pm Eastern, 8am-10am Pacific, 9am-11am Mountain), or

Start Time #2: 1pm – 3pm Central
(2pm-4pm Eastern, 11am-1pm Pacific, 12pm-2pm Mountain)

Type: Summer Academic Program

Program Location: Virtual

Program Date(s): 6/28-8/13

Application Deadline: 6/28/2021

Age/Grades: MS/HS

Cost: Free

Eligibility Requirements: “Student must participate for the ENTIRE 7 Week Program
DEVICE: Laptop or Desktop is preferred (tablet is ok)
INTERNET CONNECTION: Student should have reliable connectivity to join classes for 2 hours daily (Monday-Friday)
SURVEYS: Both Student and Parent(s) must be willing to complete before + after surveys”

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National – Microsoft Accelerate

Program Description:

Microsoft is proud to announce “Accelerate”, a program designed to close the digital skills gap and build a more inclusive workforce. The Accelerate program was created to take action. It’s about people, businesses, and communities coming together to provide inclusive recovery and free access to digital skills for people who need them the most. Accelerate provides the digital skills needed to unlock new opportunities and remove barriers for underserved communities and upskill and cross-skill existing digitally fluent populations to balance the playing field in these unprecedented times. Get started today!

Type: Workshop/Training

Application Deadline: 06/30/2021

Age/Grades: 12th Grade and up

Eligibility Requirements: Active job-seeking age (likely 18+ or 22+ depending on whether or not they’re in any post-high school edu programs).

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Girls Rise Up

Program Description:

Join Girls Rise Up this summer for an energizing two weeks. Spend your day dancing, learning how to code, and exploring ways to combine creativity and technology into one innovative dance performance.

Type: Summer Academic Program

Program Date(s): 7/5-7/16 or 7/19-7/30

Application Deadline: 7/5

Age/Grades: Must be a girl, 10 -18 years old

Cost: $50 – $250 – We offer a sliding scale.

Eligibility Requirements: Must be a girl, 10 -18 years old, reside in the US. All levels of code and dance are welcome.

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National – NSBE Jr. Scholarships and Awards

Program Description:

NSBE Jr. Bridge Scholarship
This $1000 award is available to NSBE Jr. Members who will graduate from high school in 2021, and will enroll in a University Engineering Program in the fall of 2021. NSBE will pay a portion of the cost for you to attend the summer enrichment program.

Criteria:
GPA Requirement: 2.5 or higher
Majors: Computer Science, Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial/Systems Engineering, Marine Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Other Engineering, Petroleum Engineering
Regions: 1,2,3,4,5,6
Classification: 12th grade, Undergraduate (1st year)
Residency Status: U.S. Citizen,Permanent Resident
Award Amount: $1,000
Number of Awards: 40

NSBE Region 1: Covid-19 Relief Scholarship
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world in a matter of weeks and has forced everyone to adapt, innovate, change and address the way we work. This scholarship supports those who were affected by the pandemic and helps to cover extra expenses such as food, emergency housing, transportation, technology, health care and other needs.

Criteria:
GPA Requirement: 1.0 or higher
Majors: All STEM Majors
Regions: 1
Residency Status: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, Non-US Resident
Award Amount: $400
Number of Awards: 8

Type: Scholarship

Program Date(s): Selection will be 8/15 for the 2021/22 Academic School Year

Application Deadline: 7/31/2021

Age/Grades: Seniors and College Freshmen

Eligibility Requirements: “NSBE Jr. Bridge Scholarship – Criteria:
GPA Requirement: 2.5 or higher
Majors: Computer Science, Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial/Systems Engineering, Marine Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Other Engineering, Petroleum Engineering

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National – Public Service Scholarshsip

Program Description:

Phone Numbers is honored to announce its annual Public Service Scholarship worth $1000.00 for the 2021 academic year. 

Type: Scholarship

Program Date(s): 2021/22 Academic School Year

Application Deadline: 9/1/2021

Cost: Prize is $1,000

Eligibility Requirements: Must be a US Citizen

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National – Public Service Scholarship

Program Description:

State Records is honored to announce its annual Public Service Scholarship worth $1000.00 for the 2021 academic year. 
The role of the public sector is huge in our economy and we think it’s important to have this generation’s college students voice out and provide their input regarding the public sector.

Type: Scholarship

Program Date(s): 2021/22 Academic School Year

Application Deadline: 9/1/2021

Cost: Prize is $1,000

Eligibility Requirements: Must be a US Citizen

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Microsoft Store Summer 1-Day Workshops

Program Description:

“Create time well spent this summer!

Engage and inspire students while building valuable knowledge and skills for the future.

Explore our website (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/workshops-training-and-events/students) to review and choose 1-day workshops to help you build skills while having fun.
Topics include:
-STEM and Coding
-Space Jam: A New Legacy
-Virtual Travel
-Museum Tours
-Diversity & Inclusion
-Flipgrid Events
-Social Emotional Learning”

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: Virtual

Program Date(s): Workshops will be ongoing throughout the summer

Age/Grades: MS/HS/College Freshman

Cost: Free

Eligibility Requirements: All our welcome.

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NASA internships and fellowships

Program Description:

“NASA internships and fellowships leverage NASA’s unique missions and programs to enhance and increase the capability, diversity and size of the nation’s future science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce. Internships are available from high school to graduate level. Internships provide students with the opportunity to participate in either research or other experiential learning, under the guidance of a mentor at NASA.

When do internships take place?
There are three sessions:
Start Date-End Date Total Duration
Fall: Late August/early September, mid-December, 16 weeks
Spring: Mid-January-early May, 16 weeks
Summer: Late May/early June, August 10 weeks

Type: Summer Internship

Cost: Most interns receive a stipend

Eligibility Requirements: “What are the eligibility requirements?
U.S. Citizen
Cumulative 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
Full-time students (high school through graduate)
16 years of age at the time of application (no exceptions)
Undergraduate and graduate students must be enrolled full-time in a degree-granting program at an accredited college or university.
Educators are also eligible to apply

Can international students apply?
All applicants must be U.S. citizens in order to apply for an internship. More information about opportunities for international students can be found at www.nasa.gov/stem/international-internships-for-students.html

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CA – Unite-LA

Program Description:

Unite-LA is kicking off the New Year with several internship opportunities available to students through our Tech Pathway Program! We partner with a wide array of Los Angeles Tech Companies to help students gain experience and knowledge working with experts in the field. We have internship positions in multiple pathways including; Business Development, Design and Visual Media Arts, Information Technology and Software development.

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: Los Angeles

Application Deadline: 12/31/2021

Age/Grades: MS/HS

Eligibility Requirements:
In order to be considered for an internship, interested students must complete the following:

1. Complete a profile on our internship platform by clicking here.
2. Submit the UNITE-LA Common Application in the portal
3. Upon completing the application, you will be invited to a virtual mock interview (we mock interview all our students before referring them to our companies just to make sure they are ready for an internship, if for whatever reason they are not, we will work with them to get there!)
4. Once the interview is completed, you will have access to view all open internships in our Guided Compass platform and indicate which companies you are most interested in!”

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