At the NSLC engineering summer program for high school students, you’ll explore a variety of engineering fields including mechanical, civil, electrical, and biomedical engineering.
Engineering Design Challenges
Work with a team to design and build robots, wind turbines, water purification systems and more.
Visit university laboratories
Interact with leading researchers and university professors.
Explore cutting-edge technologies
used in aeronautics, aviation or space station design.
Dates & Locations
Summer 2017 Dates & Locations will be available in mid-October. Please check back then or use the links above to request an NSLC brochure.
Work on Teams to Solve Engineering Challenges
At the NSLC on Engineering program for high school students, you will experience some of the most exciting work that is challenging professional engineers today. During the program, you will design, build, and operate an underwater ROV. Then, you and your team will work together to find the most economical way to build a wind turbine that produces electricity. Each day offers hands-on activities and intriguing problems to solve.
Our college-level lecture series will provide you with a foundation of knowledge on a variety of engineering disciplines, including:
- Chemical Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Aerospace Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Computer Science
Meet Engineering Professionals
While at the NSLC’s summer high school engineering program, you will meet with and learn from leaders in the medical community.
Examples of past guest speakers include:
Director of the Aeronautics & Space Engineering Board, The National Academies
CTO & Co-Founder, Sosh
Operations Manager, ARMY Ten-Miler
Mr. Bill Nott
Engineer, Lockheed Martin
Dr. Ken Goldberg
Professor of Industrial Engineering, UC-Berkeley
Dr. Mehran Sahami
Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University
Mr. Joseph Holtgrieve
Assistant Dean for Student Career Development, Northwestern
Mrs. Tiffany Reardon
Admissions Officer, UC-Berkeley College of Engineering
Ms. Renee Desing
Senior Consultant, IBM
Explore Future Careers in Engineering
The NSLC on Medicine and Health Care has created special partnerships with engineering facilities across the country to provide unparalleled access and experiences for our summer engineering program students.
- Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science
- Brookhaven National Laboratory
- New York Statue of Liberty Cruise
- Times Square
- Top of the Rock
- Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering
- Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
- Museum of Science & Industry
- Navy Pier
- Magnificent Mile
- UC Berkeley College of Engineering
- Intel Museum
- Autodesk Gallery
- Pier 39
- Fisherman’s Wharf
- Ghiradelli Square
- Georgia Tech Engineering Laboratories
- Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience at Georgia Tech
- Marcus Nanotechnology Research Center at Georgia Tech
- Corporate Site Visit
- World of Coca-Cola
- Georgia Aquarium
- Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
- Lockheed Martin
- Northrop Grumman
- Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division
- George Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
- A.James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland
- Stephen F. Udvar Hazy Center and the National Air & Space Museum
- The Smithsonian Institution
- Baltimore Harbor
At the heart of the NSLC is a leadership curriculum designed to build concrete leadership skills that will help you succeed. From the beginning of your youth engineering program you will learn to work as a team during an exciting Ropes Challenge Course. Interactive lectures and small-group workshops will give you an opportunity to build upon your strengths and minimize your weaknesses.
Leadership topics tailored to the Medicine & Health Care program include:
- Personality Styles and Group Dynamics
- Conflict Resolution
- Negotiation and Effective Presentations
Your NSLC tuition is all-inclusive. Your tuition covers course materials, housing, on-campus meals, social events and transportation throughout your program.
We offer a comprehensive scholarship program to assist qualified students with the cost of NSLC tuition, based on financial need, academic merit and extracurriculars.
Fundraising is a great way to raise funds to contribute toward your NSLC program tuition while also forging relationships with leaders in your community.