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TARGET (The Academy at Rutgers for Girls in Engineering and Technology)

Rutgers School of Engineering

The Academy at Rutgers for Girls in Engineering and Technology (TARGET) is a summer program designed for middle- and high school students to increase awareness about career opportunities in engineering.

Program Requirements


TARGET encompasses six different, one-week long, commuter programs, each for a group of 24. Eligibility for each of the six programs is determined by grade level. The program is held on Rutgers University-Busch Campus from 9:00am to 5:00pm each weekday of the designated week. When selecting a TARGET program please note that classes are determined by current grade level.

Transportation must be provided by the student’s family. Lunch and two snacks daily will be provided by Rutgers. The cost for the one week TARGET program is $425. Sponsorship is available on a need basis upon acceptance into the program.

Enrollment Criteria:
Students who meet particular program criteria can apply to this program but must be approved/accepted to participate.
Program Fee:
Yes - $425.00 (weekly)
Financial Assistance:
Yes
States:
New Jersey
 

Description


The Academy at Rutgers for Girls in Engineering and Technology (TARGET) is a summer program designed for middle- and high school students to increase awareness about career opportunities in engineering. Serving 24 students weekly, TARGET hosts six one-week commuter programs. Through a series of hands-on activities, team challenges, speakers, and mentorships, TARGET aims to familiarize students with different engineering disciplines and to destroy negative stereotypes concerning their ability to do well in math and science.

Additional information can be found on the website


Location


Address:
98 Brett Road, Room B110
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone Number:
(848) 445-1396
Affiliated Campuses:
New Brunswick/Piscataway

Who This Program is Best Suited For


Grade Level:
6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade
High School Freshmen
High School Sophomores
High School Juniors
High School Seniors
 
Interests:
Academic Enrichment/Challenge
College Awareness
High School to College Transition
Mentoring/Shadowing
Summer Programs
 
Majors:
Aerospace Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Undecided
 
Rutgers Schools:
School Of Engineering
 

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