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2019 Summer Physics Camp For Young Women

on February 10, 2019 - 9:00am
 
Scene from a previous Summer Physics Camp. Courtesy photo
 
LANL News:
 
Los Alamos National Laboratory, the New Mexico Consortium, Pojoaque Valley and Los Alamos Public Schools are organizing a two-week Summer Physics Camp for Young Women in Northern New Mexico.
 
The camp will focus on boosting your understanding of the physics of the Sun, Earth, and everything in between and also introduce you to how to write your resume, interview for a job, and how to make some tasks fun by learning the basics of computer programming. The camp also will introduce you to the variety of opportunities for internships at LANL and in local New Mexico Colleges.
 
Daily activities will include demonstrations, hands-on laboratory experiments, and discussions with female scientists and engineers from Los Alamos National Laboratory.
 
One day will be dedicated to visiting Los Alamos National Laboratory research facilities, which may include the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center, the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, and the NMC Biolab.
 
When? 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., June 10-21, 2019 Monday – Friday
Where? Pojoaque Valley High School
Benefits? This summer camp is FREE to students and lunch will be provided. Participants who complete the program will be provided a stipend. Transportation from NM Park and Ride depot in Pojoaque (Cities of Gold parking area) can be arranged.
 
Requirements:
  • Young women attending high school in Northern New Mexico
  • Completion of Algebra I or higher-level math course
 
Application deadline April 15, 2019:
  • 1) Send us a letter expressing why you are interested in this program, how you believe this program will be useful to you, and your current career interests.
  • 2) Ask a teacher from your school to send us a letter supporting your participation.
  • 3) Ask your school to send us your high school transcript or equivalent that shows you have completed Algebra I or higher-level math course.
 
All documents should be sent to: lanl-physics-camp@lanl.gov by April 15, 2019.
 
 
Phone: Josefina Salazar, 505.665.0987
Interested in becoming a sponsor? Donations can be sent to: New Mexico Consortium Inc., 4200 West Jemez Road, Suite 301, Los Alamos, NM 87544.
 
Scene from a previous Summer Physics Camp. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from a previous Summer Physics Camp. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from a previous Summer Physics Camp. Courtesy photo

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