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The application for Summer 2019 will become available on this site in November 2018. Please check back then for any additional updates on the application process. You can sign up to be notified once the application is open through the following form:
To learn more about our office and programs, please visit:
If you are interested in working with MITES/MOSTEC, please visit:

Our application is a set of forms that each student who is interested in applying is required to complete. Upon submission, each student's application goes through a competitive selection process. 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 – 
June 23-August 3, 2018
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 – 
June 27-December 22, 2018
MOSTEC summer conference at MIT – August 6-10, 2018

For six months, 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.

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!