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Jump Start

Jump Start is a four-week virtual summer program at University Park that focuses on math and physics preparation for engineering students. The program is designed for engineering students who have completed one or more semesters at a Penn State campus and plan to enroll in Math 141, or Math 250/251, or Physics 212 in the fall semester.

Our academic focus

  • Participants will attend one course (Math 141, or Math 250/251, or Physics 212) Monday through Friday and will attend a weekly professional development seminar.
  • Participants will attend a weekly professional development seminar on Friday
  • Participants will have the opportunity to meet other students in engineering and create a network of support.

Why participate?

The benefits to participating in Jump Start include the following opportunities:

  • Opportunity to improve your academic performance
  • Access to peer mentoring
  • Stipend of $150 upon full participation and completion of the program
  • Network with other engineering students
  • Attend a weekly professional development seminar
  • Become familiar with resources in the College of Engineering and University Park

Cost

There is no cost associated with this program for participants.

2021 Jump Start Dates:

  • May 31 – June 25, 2021

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About

The Center for Engineering Outreach and Inclusion assists women and multicultural students in the pursuit of their undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our support system of faculty and staff encourages current students to become involved with our programs and student organizations.

Center for Engineering Outreach and Inclusion

College of Engineering

112 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-4287