Through this two-year extracurricular program, high school juniors and seniors are exposed to a wide variety of STEM careers and professionals, provided opportunities to develop real world technology skills, and better prepared to compete for advanced STEM education and jobs.
Program highlights include:
•Professional Skills Coaching: Students attend a series of fun and engaging workshops that cover topics such as career planning, networking, project management, internship preparedness, time management and financial literacy.
•Technology Challenges: Students work with professional mentors to take part in website design competitions, the Georgia Tech InVenture Challenge, Georgia STEM Day, and Georgia Day of Code.
•Summer Professional Development: Students compete for paid summer technology internships with Atlanta firms or to participate in TAG-Ed’s free month-long coding camp.
•Higher Education Preparation: Students are provided opportunities to explore continuing education alternatives, prepare for SAT and ACT exams and research sources of college scholarships.