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The UMD LSAMP Program has been awarded another grant for the Bridge to Doctorate Fellowship Program. The application process is now open. To apply, please visit the Bridge to Doctorate Fellowship Program page. 

Registration is now open for the 34th Annual Student Recognition and Alumni Banquet on Thursday, April 30, 2015. 

The event will be hosted by the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering with the Black Engineers Society, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Student Community for Outreach, Retention and Excellence. 

To register click here

The Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering invites the families of 3rd through 12th grade students to the annual STEM Expo on Saturday, April 11, 2015.  This free, day long event exposes students and parents to careers and educational opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).  The event will feature hands-on and interactive robotics workshops and demonstrations, STEM college and career information and summer camp/program information. Free lunch provided.  

Advance Registration Required* EnglishEn Español.
If you are interested in Volunteering for the event, please click here.
 
For more information, please visit the STEM Expo 2015 page

Thinking about going to graduate school? Want to know what to look for in a graduate school/program? The Center for Minorities in Science & Engineering presents…

LSAMP STEM Workshop: “How to Choose the Graduate Program that’s Right for You”

Thursday, October 2, 2014

4:00-5:00 PM

2164 Martin Hall (DeWalt Seminar Room)

Registration required to attend workshop!

Register here: http://ter.ps/STEM1

Register early as there is limited seating!

 

Join us to learn more about how to choose the graduate program that is right for you!

 

For more information contact:

Ms. Michelle Udeli

LSAMP Program Coordinator

mudeli@umd.edu

More information about the program can be found here.

Benefits of the program:

· Receive information about  research opportunities

· Graduate school support  activities

· Conference travel support, recruiter & graduate school   visits

· Peer mentoring program (starting Spring 2015!)

· LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship eligibility

 

2014 LSAMP Summer Bridge Program for Scientists and Engineers will challenge you intellectually, provide you with a vibrant community and give you an early introduction to the university expectations and culture. Join us on a intellectual and social journey that will transform your life.

Program Dates: June 22-July 26

Application Deadline: May 1

 

The Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering is hiring 6-8 full-time undergraduate interns to teach engineering concepts, research methods, and robotics to elementary, middle, and high school students. Interns will write a final paper and make a final presentation.  Undergraduate summer interns will participate in 3-4 days of orientation and 4-5 weeks of planning and preparation activities until the start of the various programs (the length of time for planning could be less). Evening and weekend work may be required.
  • Internship dates: June 2 – August 8, 2014
  • ​​Salary range: $10.00 – $12.00 per hour (the higher salary will be paid based on experience).
Housing is not provided. Fingerprinting and background check required (paid for by CMSE) – Cannot use previous fingerprinting or background check information.
Pre-College Programs-Summer 2014:  http://www.cmse.umd.edu/summer/
A specific job description will be provided for the specific programs but most jobs will require:
  • Program planning and preparation of materials for programs
  • Teaching aspects of science, technology, engineering, and math to include building and programming robots, bridges building, circuits, and other hands on science and engineering projects
  • Teach research component  for high school students research workshop and engineering concepts
  • Chaperone students on field trips on / off campus
  • Chaperone and monitor students during lunch, breaks, before-care and after-care program activities
  • Create daily and weekly lesson plans and lesson modules using Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel
Application process: Please send a letter of interest, a resume, and your availability for an interview during the week of April 14 and the week of April 21. Please send to Mrs. LaWanda S. Kamalidiin at lsaddler@umd.edu or bring them to 1131RR Martin Hall (located inside 1131 Martin Hall).  Application Deadline:  April 8, 2014

The University of Maryland was the victim of a sophisticated computer security attack that exposed records containing personal information on 02/18/14. A statement from the President of the University and the Vice President of Information Technology and steps to take to ensure personal safety and any other updates on the matter can be found at: http://www.umd.edu/datasecurity/

Session I - LEGO Camp


Dates: Monday, June 30, 2014 - Saturday, July 12, 2014 (There is no camp on Friday, July 4 - The camp will end on Saturday, July 12 to make-up for missed day on July 4)
Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Session II - SeaPerch Camp


Dates: July 21, 2014 - August 1, 2014
Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Visit the LEGO Robotics and SeaPerch Summer Camps 2014 page for more information and registration details. 

The 2014 Parent STEM Expo will be on Saturday, March 15 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Visit the STEM Expo page for registration and more details.