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Engineering Summer Program

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Love math and science? Interested in exploring engineering? Apply to ESP!

Application dates for ESP 2023 coming soon!

Virtual Engineering Summer Program (ESP)
For rising 9th and 10th graders

Virtual Engineering Summer Program

The Virtual Engineering Summer Program is designed for rising 9th and 10th grade students to partake in a free, one-week online program focused on exploring the field of engineering. Virtual ESP provides an opportunity to explore what being an engineer means and experience engineering at a surface level.

2023 Virtual ESP will run June 26th – June 30th

Engineering Summer Program (ESP)
For rising 11th and 12th graders

Engineering Summer Program

ESP is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors to engage in a free, three-week residential program with interactive programming similar to a first year engineering experience at UW-Madison. Students will participate in hands-on workshops, visit industry sites, go on field trips, and receive mentoring from faculty.

2023 ESP will run July 15th – August 4th

Virtual Engineering Summer Program

Virtual Engineering Summer Program (ESP)

2023 Virtual ESP will run June 26th – June 30th

The Virtual Engineering Summer Program (ESP) is a free, one-week online program for students who will be high school freshmen or sophomores in the upcoming school year. Virtual ESP programming will explore the various engineering majors within the College of Engineering at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Participants will experience the engineering design process firsthand through design kits mailed out to them. Other structured programming such as college preparatory workshops, and undergraduate mentoring will help students gain a better understanding of the field of engineering and its applications.

Engineering Summer Program

Engineering Summer Program (ESP)

2023 ESP will run July 15th – August 4th

The Engineering Summer Program (ESP) is a free, three-week residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in engineering. Participants will experience living on UW-Madison’s campus while getting a sense of what it means to be a Badger Engineer. Beyond the ESP core curriculum of math, physics, chemistry and engineering design, students will participate in hands-on workshops, visit industry sites, go on field trips, and receive mentoring from faculty. Each ESP participant will build life-long connections while furthering their passion for engineering.

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Contact the Engineering Summer Program

Engineering Summer Program
College of Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1410 Engineering Drive, Suite 101
Madison, WI 53706

Email: esp@engr.wisc.edu
Tel: (608) 890-1403

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