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Our national outreach programs empower talented students with the knowledge and confidence necessary to pursue careers in technical fields.
The 2019 programs offered through our office include:
Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES)
2019 Program Dates – 
June 22-August 2, 2019
This six-week program provides students with the opportunity to live on MIT's campus while they are taking five courses (physics, calculus, life science, humanities and a STEM elective), each with homework assignments and exams. During the program, students will also participate in social events and build a community with their peers. Learn more about MITES.

MIT Online Science, Technology, and Engineering Community (MOSTEC)
Program Dates – 
June 26-December 18, 2019
In-person summer conference at MIT – August 5-9, 2019

This six-month program immerses students in an online STEM community comprising of two parts:
  • Academic - students take academic courses online and present projects at a five-day conference on MIT's campus
  • Enrichment - students prepare for college and beyond by engaging with STEM professionals, MIT Admissions counselors and undergraduate mentors.
Learn more about MOSTEC.
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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 2020 Application Timeline:
The application for 2020 will be available no later than mid-November 2019. 
Decisions Released: Mid-April 2020

For details about the application process, please read the following resources:

For questions that are not answered in our FAQs, please email 

Jump start your future in science and engineering at MIT!