Our mission is to diversify the science and engineering community by serving students from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds and empowering these students to develop the skills and confidence needed to pursue careers in technical fields.

Current Opportunities for MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs

Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES)

Opportunity Type: Pre-college Program
Application Deadline: The Summer 2016 application will open in November
Description: MITES is a rigorous six-week residential academic enrichment summer program for promising high school seniors, many of whom come from underrepresented or underserved communities and who are interested in studying and exploring careers in science and engineering. This national program stresses the value and reward of pursuing advanced technical degrees and careers while developing the skills necessary to achieve success in science and engineering. In 2015, MITES served 68 students hailing from 22 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Jamaica, Mexico, and Malawi. 

Contact Information

MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 1-123
Cambridge, MA 2139