NMC: Upcoming Summer Physics Camp Offers Opportunities For Young Women

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The 6th annual Summer Physics Camp for Young Women in New Mexico offers a unique opportunity for young women to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Held virtually this year, this two week long camp will offer high school students from all over New Mexico a chance to boost their understanding of how STEM improves the world around us through activities, speakers, virtual tours, and a hands-on projects.

To learn more and apply see the camp webpage at: https://newmexicoconsortium.org/summer-physics-camp-for-young-women/ The application is due April 3.

At the Camp, students will study the principles of physics, engineering, bioengineering and computer programming, applying their knowledge in a range of exciting projects. They will also learn about different energy sources, including nuclear power, to better understand the challenges faced by our modern society.

Reaching beyond engaging science, the participants will find out how to successfully write a resume and interview for a job, as well as explore the internship opportunities available at local colleges, universities and national laboratories like the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL).

The camp also includes virtual tours of Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories facilities.

  • When? June 6-17, Monday-Friday from 10:00 am to 4 pm
  • What? Virtual tours, lectures, hands-on demonstrations and interactive projects in Optics, Electricity, Robotics, Coding,  Engineering and more
  • Where? This year camp will be VIRTUAL
  • Benefits? This camp is FREE to students. Participants who complete the program will be provided a stipend and offered to be part of SAGE Journey program that offers access to virtual gatherings and information about future opportunities after the camp