Verizon and RTX Internships

NAF Internship Opportunities: RTX Future Ready Engineers  (formerly Raytheon) Program Dates: 4 weeks, Monday, June 24, 2024 – Monday, July 22, 2024, 4 hours a day M-F Pay rate: State minimum wage Eligibility: Preference to Rising Juniors*, this is an experience aimed at preparing students for an internship. *Please note this is a change from previous years Interested…

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Johns Hopkins Summer Programs

There are two different Johns Hopkins Summer Programs, both count towards the academy internship requirement. Biomed: Johns Hopkins University Summer Internship: (counts toward Academy’s internship requirement) The Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs Program is sponsored by Johns Hopkins Health System and Johns Hopkins University. The program provides students surrounding our health and university campuses the opportunity…

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Weekly Update 1/14

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Initiatives Middle School Academy Recruitment! Academy leadership is currently working with our three feeder middle schools (Deal, Hardy, and Oyster) to set some dates for J-R Academy students to come speak/showcase their academies to 8th graders to increase awareness and…

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First Level Biomed Students

This past week Ms. Dezenzo’s first-level biomed students were working hard on investigating and analyzing blood splatters from a fictional crime scene.

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First Level IT Classes

This week Mr. Coster’s first-level IT Students were working hard on programming small bot vehicles while working in pairs.

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Physical Therapy Bi-weekly Lunch n’ Learn Series

We kicked off our second year of partnership with the PREP Program (Physical Therapy Exposure Program).  We were thrilled for Sarah Stone from MedStar Health to share her career journey and give an overview of the field of physical therapy. The next session will focus on physical therapy concentrating on orthopedics and athletics!

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Engineering Expo Extravaganza

Thank you so much to all of our families, biomed and IT volunteers who came out Wednesday to support and encourage our Engineering Academy! So many cool projects on display! Also a huge to shout out Mr. Meyers, Dr. Sharma and Mr. Ghosh, our committed engineering teachers who prepped students for the evening.

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Biomed Fieldtrip to American Association of Medical Colleges

This is the organization that develops the MCAT exams! Students got to engage with two health professionals who work with health equity policy, among a variety of other fields. It was great for students to lean about the speakers’ career journies, passions, and interests. Students also got to try out a public health board game…

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9th Grade Academy Recruitment Fair

Academy students from all 10 academies displayed and led academy activities for 9th grade advisory students. We are always working on how we can recruit equitably for our academies and making sure every 9th grader has access to these opportunities is our priority. 9th graders got to play board games created by our engineering students, fling gliders made…

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Joint Andrews Air Force Base

Our engineering students had an extremely interactive fieldtrip on Joint Andrews Airforce base. They got to operate heavy machinery, take turns trying to wrangle active fire hoses, and learn all about aerospace physiology.

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