Massachusetts Institute of Technology Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science

 

Overview

This rigorous, tuition-free program at MIT serves promising students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in science, engineering and technology. MITES participants choose five courses from offerings including calculus, physics, chemistry, biology, entrepreneurship, computer programming, humanities, genomics and robotics. Study skills workshops, tutoring sessions and guest speakers help students develop learning strategies, build confidence and plan their careers. At the program's conclusion, boys and girls deliver group presentations and receive faculty evaluations.

General Info

Name Massachusetts Institute of Technology Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science
Location Cambridge, MA
Year-round Contacts 617-253-3298
Program Focuses & Features Business/Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Science, Writing/Journalism
Grade Range (rising grades) 12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 16-18
Application Deadline February
Director Shawna Young, Director
Residential Fee Free. 6 weeks.
Year Established 1975
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 1 session, 6 weeks long

Contact

Shawna Young, Director
617-253-3298