STEM Opportunities

2020 Forensic Sciences Mentoring Institute Summer Science Program

FREE Program in Forensics
At the Forensic Sciences Mentoring Institute (FMI) Summer Science Program, high school students spend 7-weeks investigating and solving a crime in an actual forensic laboratory.
Name the Mars Rover Contest


ENTRIES DUE: November 01, 2019 | 11:59 PM PST

This is an opportunity to be part of history. 
A short -150 word essay and your choice of a name - is all that is required.
Transportation YOU: A program in Philadelphia for Women Engineers
Engineering outreach at Widener
Robotics Engineering Workshop October 25 -Final Registration Deadline: October 18, 2019

The Robotics Engineering Workshop teaches the fundamentals and operation skills of robotic systems. Participants will rotate through a series of hands-on lab activities instructed by engineering faculty and professional partners from the robotics community. Students will be able to:

  • Explore design principles
  • Build components
  • Learn how to operate the robots 
  • Re-program robots to perform various tasks

Students will be able to attend a Widener panel discussion with robotics engineering students where industry applications and career opportunities in robotics will be discussed.

link to register and information



Engineering Mini Camp Nov 8 Option to: high school seniors
Registration: required; ends Friday, November 1.


The School of Engineering invites local high school seniors to campus to learn about the different engineering disciplines including:

  • Biomedical

  • Chemical

  • Civil

  • Electrical

  • Mechanical

  • Robotics

Attendees will interact with current engineering students and faculty while completing various laboratory activities such as programming a robot, designing a bridge, launching a rocket, exploring computer modeling, and working with biomedical devices and systems. A concurrent program for parents and guardians covers the admissions process, financial aid and planning for engineering school.


Info and registration

For more information or to request additional camps contact:
Mrs. Mary Antoni
215 362 6160 ext 1790