Opportunities After BWSI

We hope that you were transformed by BWSI this year - here's an opportunity for you to thank the Instructors, TA's and Staff for putting together this terrific program.

Please go to this form and we will share them out, you may have emailed or posted on slack or discord, but add something here too- its great to hear from you and its really appreciated.

For registered students:


College Recommendations!

For the following courses when you apply to a college you must use bwsi-rec@mit.edu as our email address and fill out this Recommendation Request Form

This is the email address for sites such as Common App and MIT recommendations.  

If you do not use this email address we will not be able to submit.  

YOU DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT FOR A COLLEGE RECOMMENDATION FOR THE COURSES BELOW.  EMAIL THE INSTRUCTOR LISTED PERSONALLY FOR YOUR RECOMMENDATION.

If your application asks for the name of your recommendor

use the name listed below for your course. 

CubeSat : Rebecca Arenson

Embedded Security : Gabriel Pascualy

Racecar: Matthew Calligaro/Emi Suzuki

Remote Sensing : Jeff Liu

Cog*Works: Ryan Soklaski

Medlytics: Jordan Montgomery

Serious Games for AI: Rob Seater


Opportunities for students after BWSI

We are all so proud of everything that you have accomplished during BWSI and know that you are going on to do great things!

BWSI is really a unique opportunity that you and your family should be proud of, the effort, the time, and all the energy that you put in your course, projects, and capstones. 

We encourage you to put share your story and success with your local paper and school.  We are providing a template for you to download here :) 


Internship Opportunities (updated Aug 28)


Our sponsors understand that the best and brightest are coming here for courses and offer internships to selected students attending BWSI for the following summer.

Name

Application Link

Due Date

Job Location

MITRE

coming in November!

 

 

BAE Systems

 jobs.baesystems.com

Closed on

Aug 28

Req #: 62653BR
Job Title: Tech Intern HS & Seasonal
Location:600 District Ave_Burlington_MA

Raytheon

Here!

Closed on

Aug 14, 2020

Cambridge MA

       

 

We hope that we challenged you to learn new skills and technologies this year and want to continue to challenge you to take your hard won skills to new projects to find innovative solutions!

To that end, here is a list of Science and Invention related awards, grants, and contests that we encourage you to apply your skills and make the world a better place (and make sure you let us know when you win! )

Student Competitions to show off your skills!

Competition

Link

Due date

Comments

MITRE eCTF

MITRE Cyber Academy

TBD

Embedded Capture the Flag competition open to students

Regeneron

Science for Society and the Public

International Science & Engineering Fair

See website for details

Grades 9-12

Mass Science and Engineering Fair (MSEF)

https://scifair.com/

See website for details

Grades 6-12

Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) Program

https://www.jshs.org/

See website for details

Grades 9-12; scholarship awards, and teacher awards too

NCSSS Student Symposium

NCSSS

See website

Grades 10-12, Open to students in NCSSS affiliates (like many Math and Science Acadmies)

Lemelson-MIT Foundation

InventTeam

see website

InvenTeams: Comprised of high school students, educators, and mentors that receive up to $10,000 each to invent technological solutions to real-world problems of their choosing.

Hack MIT Competition

HackMIT

See Website FAQ

13yrs old and up, teams encouraged

Blueprint

Request for Info Form

see website

Held in February

Blueprint is a weekend-long learnathon and hackathon for local high school students held on MIT's campus. Learn from MIT students, make new friends, and make something cool!

for Cubesat-ers!

CTE Mission: CubeSat

How to Apply

The deadline for mission proposals is 5:59 p.m. ET on Friday, October 16, 2020. 

for high school teams and teachers

Big list of science competitions

IDTech Website

multiple, see individual links

varies by competition

Space4Youth Competition

Info page

June 2021

Sponsored by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs


 

If you still need ideas- check out this document from the United Nations: The Worlds Hardest Problems

Looking forward to your solutions!

BWSI staff