Environmental and Engineering Careers

@ Michigan Technological University

Deadline Extended to Monday, April 16, 2018

Apply for an Amazing 7-Day Exploration of Environmental Science and Engineering at Michigan Technological University & the Upper Peninsula!

Transportation, meals & lodging provided!

           Sat.– Sat., July 21-28, 2018

OPEN to all High School students in Detroit and surrounding areas who want to explore Environmental & Engineering Careers: natural resources, forestry, wildlife, engineering, water quality, more!   Michigan Tech’s Environmental Science program is ranked 5th in the Nation and best in the Midwest!

What YOU will do ...

  • In the forest, ID and measure trees, and collect frog data;
  • On the water, sampling aboard a research vessel;
  • In the lab, examine plankton, drive a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), and design a process to clean water;
  • Tour Michigan Tech campus, stay in a dorm, eat in the dining hall;
  • Experience national and state parks with scientists and experts in Michigan’s Upper PeninsulaCome ready for adventure!


  • Mike Reed, Curator of Education, Detroit Zoo
  • Lisa Perez, U.S. Forest Service ~ Detroit Urban Connections
  • Bruce Ross, MI Dept of Natural Resources
  • Joan Chadde (Program Coordinator) and Jerry Jondreau, Michigan Technological University

Apply online:   2018 Application for HS Experience at MTU & UP   or link from http://blogs.mtu.edu/cseo/detroit-mtu/

Applications are extended to Monday, April 16, 2018 – you will need to:

  • Provide at least one letter of recommendation. 

  • Attend pre-experience 1-6 pm, Sunday, March 18.

Coordinated by Michigan Tech Center for Science and Environmental Outreach

With funding from:

Michigan Tech School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Tech Transportation Institute, Admissions, Housing and Residential Life, Great Lakes Research Center, Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, and U.S. Forest Service.

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Michigan Tech Campus
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931

Event Type

Academics, Advising, Outreach/Recruitment, Social

Target Audience

Students, Parents/Family, General Public



Subscribing Departments ?
Center for Science and Environmental Outreach (CSEO), Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Cognitive and Learning Sciences, College of Sciences and Arts
Host ?

Center for Science and Environmental Outreach

Contact Name

Joan Chadde Schumaker

Contact Email


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