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The application for the 2018 summer programs is now open!  Please check back later for additional details about this upcoming summer, including projected program dates.
To learn more about our office and programs, please visit:

To learn more about the application process from previous years, continue reading below. 

Summer 2018 Application Timeline:
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018 at 7:59 PM Eastern Standard Time
Recommendation Deadline: February 15, 2018 at 7:59 PM Eastern Standard Time
Decisions Released: Mid-April 2018

For additional details about the application process, check out the following resources:
2016 OEOP Application Webinar  (Please note: Application deadlines and some details of the application process have changed)

Our national outreach programs empower talented students with the knowledge and confidence necessary to pursue careers in technical fields.

Who can apply?
Students apply in the fall semester of their junior year in high school. At this time, OEOP programs are limited to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents with a valid green card.

Our Programs are FREE!
Program costs are generously covered by our funders. Students only pay for transportation to and from MIT.

The 2018 programs offered through our office include:
Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES)
2018 Program Dates TBD

This intense six-week program immerses students in life at MIT through math and science courses, a challenging hands-on elective course, workshops, guest speakers, and social events. Learn more about MITES.

MIT Online Science, Technology, and Engineering Community (MOSTEC)
2018 Program Dates TBD

From June through January, students in this online program discuss research, receive admissions and financial aid advice, and attend webinars. They also complete online science and engineering projects that they present during a five-day conference on MIT’s campus. Learn more about MOSTEC.

Program Dates will be finalized in early 2018. Please review the 2017 dates below for reference:
MITES 2017 Dates: June 10-July 21
MOSTEC 2017 Dates:
     Program Dates: June 28, 2017-January 13, 2018
     On-Campus Conference: August 1-August 5, 2017

Upon acceptance, students should email if they have concerns about program dates conflicting with school obligations.

Jump start your future in science and engineering at MIT!