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App-titude Internships

INSPIRING FUTURE SCIENTISTS

The App-titude Internship Program is one of the many programs offered by The Salah Foundation STEM Center for Education and Career Development. school students to careers in computer science and engineering.

Learners will advance their STEM education and engage in a coding, animation and app development curriculum strategically designed to connect them to science and technology at MODS. Learners will work with innovative technology to gain skills in spatial computing.

Learners also will earn college credit, volunteer service hours and a mini-scholarship. Throughout this two-year program, they will meet at MODS a minimum of two times per month and also participate in Florida Atlantic University College of Engineering and Computer Science’s three-week, dual-enrollment course in the summer.

Broward County students entering their Junior year in August 2021 are invited to apply for a two-year internship that will provide an opportunity to earn volunteer service hours, college credit, and a stipend while advancing their knowledge in STEM education.

The program begins in the Fall of 2022 and runs through May 2024 at the Museum of Discovery and Science. Students will meet at the Museum a minimum of two times per month and also participate in Florida Atlantic University College of Engineering and Computer Science’s three week, dual-enrollment course in Summer 2022.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications and proof of eligibility are required. Applicants must be entering junior year of high school in Broward County in August 2021. Student must have and maintain a 3.0 unweighted/state cumulative high school GPA and achieve all of the stated minimum scores on the following. Tests may not be mixed and matched.

Test Reading/Verbal Writing/English Mathematics/Algebra
SAT 24 25 24
ACT 19 17 19
CPT/Accuplacer 83 83 72
P.E.R.T. 106 103 114
       

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Information Sessions
All sessions start at 5:30 p.m.

  • October 6, 2021
  • October 20, 2021

Application and Information

The application period is May through September and is open to all Broward County sophomores. The program runs throughout junior and senior years. To request an application or for more information, please email stem@mods.org.

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