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Saturday, July 28, 2018

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@ 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

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.

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