STEM Programs


  • College of Engineering K-12 Programs
    Provides programs that introduce elementary through high school age students to the world of engineering with a particular emphasis on reaching underrepresented populations.
  • School of Medicine’s Summer U-DOC Program
    A high school summer enrichment program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or students underrepresented in medicine that seeks to foster, affirm and encourage students’ interest in the healthcare professions.
  • Young Executives of Color (YEOC)
    A nine-month college pipeline program focused on assisting high school students of color in a comprehensive curriculum including: college readiness, professional development and leadership activities, and lectures rooted in business disciplines.
  • Dream Project
    Offers assistance on the college admissions process to high school students from 16 selected schools in the Seattle area.
  • Women’s Center Making Connections Program
    Provides educational resources for high school students including monthly meetings, mentoring, tutoring, college admission preparation, campus visits, corporate visits, and scholarship programs.
  • Native Youth Enrichment Program
    Offers a 4-week summer program focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career pathways for 7th-10th grade students from the Seattle area school districts.
  • DO-IT
    Offers information and support for students with disabilities looking to transition from high school to college.
  • Street Law
    Taught by current UW Law students, the program engages high school students from Seattle Public Schools in a critical examination of their legal responsibilities and rights.
  • Accounting Career Awareness Summer Residency Program
    Offers a one-week program for Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors in high school at the University of Washington School of Business. It introduces the students to accounting, finance, economics and management.
  • Seattle Digital Literacy Initiative Summer Institute
    Offers a weeklong intensive Summer Institute hosted by the University of Washington and administered by the Common Language Project. Provides courses in audio and video production, web tools such as blogging and online writing, and basic media editing software.
  • Nurse Camp
    Offers a free week-long program for high school sophomores or juniors interested in exploring the nursing field with a particular emphasis in increasing access and opportunities in nursing to minority and low-income students.
  • Summer Youth Programs
    Offers a variety of summer courses and day camps for students in K-12.

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