The sixth annual S.E.T. in the City – A Day of Career Exploration in Science, Engineering & Technology for High School Girls will take place on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Students begin the day at Boston University, travel to area venues including Harvard, Emmanuel, Simmons, Brandeis and Biogen for lunch and laboratory activities, and end the day with a keynote and college student panel at Biogen. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 5:00 p.m.
Participating students will take part in hands-on activities, hear from and interact with students and professionals in SET fields, learn about cutting edge research that will change the world, and find out how to prepare for careers in Science, Engineering, and Technology. The cost of attending is $25.00. Interested students may pre-register for the event online at http://www.bostongirlsstem.org/set/apply.html. Students who are eligible for the free lunch program at your school may request a reduced registration fee at the time of registration.
This event is sponsored by the Boston Area Girls STEM Collaborative, which includes representatives from the following organizations and institutions: Boston University, Emmanuel College, Harvard University, M.I.T., Northeastern University, Science Club for Girls, Simmons College, UMass Boston and Brandeis. There are also over 9 industry partners, including WGBH, IBM and the Microsoft Nerd Center.