National Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS)

Embassy Suites by Hilton Albuquerque, NM

The 62nd National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium will take place in Albuquerque, New Mexico from May 1-4, 2024. The National JSHS brings together 245 high school students who qualify by submitting and presenting original scientific research papers in regional symposium held at universities nationwide. Approximately 130 high school teachers, mentors, university faculty, military personnel, and others also attend and join in encouraging the future generation of scientists and engineers and celebrating student achievement in the sciences.

2024 International SeaPerch Challenge

College Park, Maryland

The 2024 theme is Deep-Sea Exploration with an emphasis on hydrothermal vents. First discovered in 1977 near the Galápagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, hydrothermal vents are a critical area of ocean exploration. ROVs are necessary to aid researchers in exploring the harsh environments that surround hydrothermal vents where extreme temperatures and pressures, toxic chemicals, and reduced visibility are the norm.

Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) Applications Open!

Multiple

The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) places high school students in Department of Navy (DoN) laboratories where they take part in real Naval research for eight weeks during the summer. SEAP gives academically talented sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in STEM the opportunity to learn about Naval research and technology while receiving first-class mentoring by top scientists and engineers.

RoboSub 2024

Woollett Aquatics Center @ Irvine, California

RoboSub is an international competition that invites participants to tackle simplified versions of challenges facing the underwater maritime industry. These challenges may include oceanographic exploration and mapping, detection and manipulation of objects, and pipeline identification and tracking.