Smith College Summer Science and Engineering Program



Conducted by Smith College faculty, SSEP is a month-long enrichment program for talented high school girls with interests in science, engineering and medicine. During their stay, girls select two two-week research courses in such subjects as astronomy, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, engineering, women's health and writing. The program offers cooperative, hands-on investigations in engineering and the life and physical sciences. In their free time, students participate in organized sports, as well as in various recreational and cultural activities.

General Info

Name Smith College Summer Science and Engineering Program
Location Northampton, MA
Year-round Contacts 413-585-3060
Program Focuses & Features Astronomy, Basketball, Crafts, Creative Writing, Dance, Ecology, Engineering, Environmental Science, Equestrian, Expository Writing, Medicine/Healthcare, Music, Science, Swimming, Tennis, Theater, Track, Volleyball
Grade Range (rising grades) 9-12
Age Range Residential — Girls Ages 13-18
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Sarah Craig, Director
Residential Fee $5500, 4 weeks.
Year Established 1990
Dates & Sessions July-Aug; 1 session, 4 weeks long


Sarah Craig, Director