The CARE program aims to increase the number of Native American and underrepresented students (low income, disabled, etc…) in science, technology, engineering, math, and medical (STEMM) fields by engaging high school students at an earlier age (15+ years) through culturally relevant training in chemistry, biology, and healthcare fields.
RECRUITMENT OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR SUMMER 2022 PROGRAM
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the SUMMER 2022 program will be offered both as VIRTUAL (15+ years old) and IN-PERSON (16+ years old) options
- All students will receive hands-on research experience and professional development (resume writing, college applications, etc.)
- All participants in good standing will receive a stipend.
- All supplies are covered by the program.
- All students must be available from 9am – 4pm MST/PST. – Breaks will be provided throughout the day
Eligibility for CARE
- Low income families and/or underrepresented students (Black, Hispanic, Native American, disabled, etc.)
- Students must be available for 90% of the sessions.
*prior approval for absences are required
- Interested in science, technology, engineering, math, and/or medical fields
- Parental/guardian supervision (virtual programs)
Summer 1: Virtual Chemistry Program Accordion Closed
- The virtual session will run from June 27th – July 30th, 2022
- 15+ years by June 27th, 2022
- *under 15 years old will be determined on case-by-case basis
- Participants will receive stipend for $1875 at the end of the program
- Wifi hotspots are available for students without internet access.
- 2022 CARE Summer Virtual Schedule
- 2022 CARE Summer Virtual Documents
In-Person Program Accordion Closed
- For new and returning participants the session will run from June 6th – July 30th, 2022
- 16+ years by June 6th, 2022 for in-person
- *under 16 year old participants will be determined on case-by-case basis
- IN-PERSON students (16+ years) will learn laboratory and research techniques in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry or affiliated department on the NAU Flagstaff campus
- IN-PERSON students MUST have residency/lodging in the Flagstaff area – the CARE program does not provide housing
- Participants must complete hire packets and non-degree seeking application packet.
- Participant will register for HS299 for credit.
- Participant will receive an hourly stipend of $12/hour
- In-person student must have proof of COVID-19 vaccination
- 2022 CARE Summer In-Person Schedule
- 2022 CARE Summer In-Person Documents
Applications for the Summer 2022 sessions are now closed.
For more information, contact the CARE staff (use the links to send an email):
Kaelyn Acothley, CARE Program Coordinator
Dr. Naomi Lee, CARE Program Director (or phone: (928) 523-7379)
Students can seek additional opportunities through the ACS-Project SEED website.