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:

Before: FAQ                        During: BWSI Student Dashboard                    After BWSI


College Recommendations!

For the following courses when you apply to a college you must use bwsi-rec@mit.edu as our email address for recommendations 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.

We ask in the Request form to include your resume and a document describing where you are applying, and what your interests are for college, to help tailor your letter. 

YOU DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT FOR A COLLEGE RECOMMENDATION FOR THE COURSES BELOW. 

Please email the appropriate Instructor with the links to the sites to submit YOUR RECOMMENDATION.

We do not provide recommendations direct to students.

Remote Sensing

UAV Drone Racing

RACECAR

Build a CubeSat

AUVC

Quantum Software

Embedded Security

 

Assistive Tech: Hosea Siu

SGAI: Rob Seater

CogWorks: Ryan Soklaski

UAS SAR: Ramamurthy Bhagavatula

 Cybersecurity (CSIS): Noah Luther

Medlytics: Christian Cardozo


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 share your story and success with your local paper and school, we're proud of you!


Additional Education Opportunities on our resources page!


Internship Opportunities


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

       
       
       

BAE Systems (updated 9/1/21)

 jobs.baesystems.com

Sept 16, 2021

Burlington MA

       

MITRE

Summer Internships

check website

multiple

       

DoD STEM

See Presentation

check websites

multiple

       

American Association for Cancer Research

Largely focused on Medical Research

Scholarships and Internships

Check listings

multiple

       

Raytheon

Apply Here!  / Job Description

 Select Join Our Team. Job number is 183209BR

Friday, Aug 13, 2021

BBN, 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

Women in Data Science

https://www.widsconference.org/datathon.html

See website

Check site for worldwide conference too!

MITRE eCTF

MITRE Cyber Academy

TBD

Embedded Capture the Flag competition open to students

Cybersecurity and Embedded Systems

Regeneron

Science for Society and the Public

International Science & Engineering Fair

Application!

This is a big deal to compete in! Open thru Nov 30

See website for details

Grades 9-12

Mass Science and Engineering Fair (MSEF)

https://scifair.com/

See website for details

Grades 6-12

Samsung

Solve for Tomorrow

See website

High School, Teachers submit student project ideas

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 Academies)

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

Info on program

Prep for 2022 Mission application

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