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Updated 07/20/2020 

DSU STEM Opportunities for Students:

SDSU STEM Opportunities for students:


SDSU Science and Engineering Youth Camps (flier)


Ready, SET-Go!

Best Robotics

Summer Scholars Program

Electrical Engineering Camp

GEMS workshop (8th grade girls)



NASA’s Exploration Design Challenge: an educational experience aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards

The challenge provides today’s students and tomorrow’s workforce an opportunity to play a unique role in the future of human spaceflight. NASA and Lockheed Martin are developing the Orion spacecraft to carry astronauts beyond low Earth orbit and on to an asteroid or Mars. Protecting astronauts from space radiation on these distant travels is an important – and very real – problem that needs solving. NASA is looking for students to help!

Sanford Research

PROMISE Scholars 
Immersive research experience where rising high school seniors receive laboratory training and mentorship in one of Sanford's research labs. Scholarships and undergraduate and graduate course credits provided.

Click here for more information and to apply for the 2019 cohort of Sanford PROMISE Scholars.

Research Shadowing
Students age 16 and older connect directly with a research team and explore the qualities required for a career as a research scientist.

Click here for more information and to apply for Research Shadowing.

Biomedical Research Investigations
This extended topic workshop series is designed for Middle and High School aged students.

Click here for more information on the Biomedical Research Investigations workshops.


SDSU Youth Camps

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SD Mines has several STEM Summer Campus for HS students. 

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Presentation College: Exploring Health Occupations

A 2.5 day intensive health occupation exploration program that assists high school students prepare for their future in health professions. The program provides students the opportunity to have an immersive experience in a variety of health professions, tour healthcare facilities, and participate in in interdisciplinary simulation in our state-of-the-art Avera Simulation Center. Students will experience life as a college student, participating in college-level health scenarios taught by Presentation College faculty, interacting with faculty, staff, and students, and spending the night in the Presentation College Suites. Students participating may choose to earn college credit for PC’s Intro to Health Occupations course (1 credit)

Check-in: 8:00AM Monday, June 17 Check-out: 12:00 PM Wednesday, June 19
COST: $100 per student; Registration fee is non-refundable after May 31, 2019.

ELIGIBILITY: Program is open to all sophomore – senior students interested in pursuing a health career. Limited to first 30 applicants.

APPLICATION: All interested students must complete program application for acceptance. Applications are due May 1, 2019 and will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis.

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