in middle or high school, there are a variety of international, national, regional, and
local programs and projects that can help you explore career paths in
science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine.
in these projects, you can also develop a network of other students with
similar interests and goals. They also provide opportunities for
teamwork and many students earn recognition for their skills through
awards and sometimes scholarships.
In addition, joining
or starting a math, science, or computing club at your school can boost
your experience and share mathematical fun with like minded students.
Spirit of Innovation
Conrad Foundationís Spirit of Innovation Challenge invites
high school students and their coaches (teachers, parents)
to Get Their Genius On during its annual competition. Using
science, technology, engineering and math skills, teams
develop innovative products to help solve global and local
problems while supporting global sustainability. As part of
the program, the Conrad Challenge matches participants with
world-renowned scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs as
mentors to assist with advanced academic and business
principles that success with other students.
The following list is a
sample of programs, resources, and projects which may be of interest to you. Be sure
to check with your local university to see if they sponsor local math,
science, technology, engineering, or medicine related competitions.