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SUMMER PROGRAMS

for High School Students, College Students, and Teachers

Tuskegee University offers Summer Programs for 1) High School Students, 2) College Students, and 3) Teachers wishing to broaden their experience in their planned field of study and future careers. As we update our offerings for the summer, the listing below provides an overview of the types of programs and subject matter offered, as well as the general program dates and deadlines. As details about our summer programs are finalized, they will be posted here. Check back for Updates!

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

 COLLEGE STUDENTS

 TEACHERS

Agri-TREK/Sci-TREK/AgDiscovery  
2-wk residential program for HIGH SCHOOL students currently in grades 9-11. These programs create an awareness of the educational opportunities that are available in Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Mathematics (STEAM) and related areas through hands-on research, leadership development and personal enrichment activities.
PROGRAM DATES:  June 2-15, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  April 5, 2024
Sponsored by the College of Agriculture, Environment & Nutrition Sciences (CAENS) 

CISC Summer Experience
Internship Program for COLLEGE STUDENTS seeking to be future farmers or agricultural specialists.
PROGRAM DATES:  TBA
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  TBA

Sponsored by the College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences (CAENS), Carver Integrative Sustainability Center (CISC), and 2FAS Program.


  

Ag Immersion Program  
This unique experience will foster educational training of high school and middle school EDUCATORS in the area of food and agriculture while simultaneously providing them with tools to marry agriculture and computer science, resulting in a perfect training program in digital agriculture.
PROGRAM DATES:  TBA
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  TBA  

Sponsored by the College of Agriculture, Environment & Nutrition Sciences (CAENS)

Alabama Youth Institute
1-day program for high school students. High school students engage with local leaders and experts on critical global challenges, participate in hands-on activities, and explore exciting ways to make a difference in Alabama and around the world. Each student participant qualifies for access to all-expenses-paid international internships and paid summer research or policy placements.
PROGRAM DATES:  June 14, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  May 31, 2024
Sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Program at CAENS

National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Laboratorian Training Program (NLTP)   
(Application Information) 

The summer portion of NLTP will be an eight-week, in-person training program that will consist of: (1) training in high containment laboratory safety (2) hands-on training related to diagnostic laboratory skills required to work with high containment agents, (3) training in livestock and small lab animal care and management techniques, and (4) professional development training.
PROGRAM DATES:  May 31 - July 26, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 15, 2024
Sponsored by the College of Agri. Envir.& Nutr. Sci.(CAENS)

Genomics & Biotechnology Workshop  
Tuskegee University’s Genomics & Biotechnology Workshop targets high school science TEACHERS and introduces them to basic concepts and advanced technologies in plant genomics and biotechnology. 
PROGRAM DATES:  June 26-28, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  April 15, 2024

Sponsored by the College of Agriculture, Environment & Nutrition Sciences (CAENS)

CISC Summer Experience
Internship Program for high school students seeking to be future farmers or agricultural specialists.

PROGRAM DATES:  TBA
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  TBA

The 2023 CISC Summer Experience Internship is sponsored by the College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences (CAENS), Carver Integrative Sustainability Center (CISC), and 2FAS Program

REEU Summer Internship Program at Tuskegee University
The Research and Extension Experiential Learning for Undergraduates (REEU) Program is a 10-week program for Rising Sophomore, Junior and Senior STEM Majors.
PROGRAM DATES:  May 23 – July 28, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Feb. 15, 2024
(APPLICATION LINK)
Sponsored by the Biology Department - College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)

Geospatial Education and Training (GET) Workshop for Teachers
This 2-day workshop, funded by Tuskegee University CAENS Cooperative Extension Progran (CEP) and organized by the Geospatial & Climate Change Center (GCCC), provides geospatial training to teachers from local minority high schools and community colleges.
PROGRAM DATES:  TBA
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  TBA 

Sponsored by CAENS, CEP, and GCCC

EXERT Summer Camp
6-day residential program at Camp Chandler.

PROGRAM DATES:  
   TBA (for Rising 5th-7th Graders)
   TBA (for Rising 8th & 9th Graders) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  TBA
Sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Program at CAENS

Summer Enrichment Program (SERP)   
(Application Link)
1-month program for college students who are considering Veterinary Medicine.
PROGRAM DATES:  TBA
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  TBA
Sponsored by the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM)

ITEST Alabama (STEM Summer Academy)
4-week non-residential program for Teachers.
PROGRAM DATES:  July 1-26, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  April 30, 2024
Go to the website to Apply.
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Sponsored by the College of Business & Info. Science (CBIS)

FASTREC/ MITE
FASTREC -- 8-week residential program for high school graduates.
PROGRAM DATES:  May 31-July 25, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  April 10, 2024

MITE I -- 1-week residential program for high school students
PROGRAM DATES:  June 9-15, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  April 10, 2024  

MITE II -- 1-week residential program for high school students
PROGRAM DATES:  June 23-29, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  April 10, 2024  

MITAS -- 1-week residential program for high school students 
PROGRAM DATES:  July 14-20, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  April 10, 2024  
Sponsored by the College of Engineering (COE)      

Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers Teacher Workshop 
This 2-day workshop provides hands-on training to teachers interested in incorporating next generation technologies into their classroom. Concepts include design thinking, 3D modeling and design, Augmented and Virtual realities, coding, robotics, and MORE. Workshop also reviews ways to access funding to increase STEM access in local area schools.
PROGRAM DATES:  TBA
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  TBA

Sponsored by the College of Agri. Envir.& Nutr. Sci.(CAENS)

Forestry & Natural Resources (FNR)-TREK
A two-week long summer program experience for high school students who wish to focus on forestry and natural resources at Tuskegee University. 
PROGRAM DATES:  June 2-15, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  April 5, 2024
Sponsored by the College of Agri. Envir. & Nutrition Sci. (CAENS)

   

iTEST Alabama (STEM Summer Academy)
4-week non-residential program for rising 9th-11th Graders. 
PROGRAM DATES:  July 1-26, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  April 30, 2024
Go to the website to Apply.

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Sponsored by the College of Business & Info. Science (CBIS

Mini Meat Camp

During the Mini Meat Camp, students will learn about agriculture and livestock production through the scope of the meat industry. This will take you out of the world of veterinary medicine. Students will participate in hands on activities including;

  • lab experiments and formulations
  • visits to meat processing facilities and the stockyard
  • leadership activities

PROGRAM DATES:  TBA

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  TBA

(APPLICATION LINK)

Sponsored by Cargill, CISC

Preview Architecture &  Construction Science at Tuskegee (PACT)             
1-week residential program for High School students.
PROGRAM DATES:  TBA
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  TBA
Sponsored by the Taylor School of Architecture & Constr. Sci. (TSACS)
   
Verizon Innovative Learning (VIL) STEM Achievers Program 
The 2024 program will launch as a three-week non-residential program for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls. This is a NO COST program and includes meals, snacks, transportation, program, and learning materials, in addition to a stipend for scholars who successfully complete the program.
PROGRAM DATES:  July 8-26, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  June 30, 2024
Sponsored by College of Agri. Envir. & Nutrition Sci. (CAENS)
   
 
Vet Step I and II   
(Veterinary Science Training, Education, and Preparation Institute)

(Click here for Applications and more information)
Vet Step I -- 1-week residential program for rising 9th-10th Graders with a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
PROGRAM DATES:  June 3-7, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 15, 2024
Vet Step II -- 1-week residential program for rising 11th-12th Graders with a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
PROGRAM DATES:  June 24-28, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 15, 2024
Sponsored by the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM)

  

 

 
      

NOTE:  This list will be updated as information becomes available. Some programs may not take place every year.