2018 STEP UP STEM Internship Application
This is the online application form for the Worcester County Economic Development STEP UP STEM Internship Program, administered by the Sinepuxent Group LLC. Please preview the entire online application before beginning your submission, as you will need to compose your essay response and gather information in advance, such as the email addresses for recommendations. The application also requires current transcripts. Please allow sufficient time for your school or university to process your transcript request. Transcripts should be mailed to STEP UP STEM Internship Program, Worcester County Economic Development, 100 Pearl Street Suite B, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863. Completed applications (both this online form and the mail-in transcripts) are being accepted immediately and on a rolling basis.
Applicants will be interviewed as their applications are received, so early application is an advantage. The final deadline for consideration is March 31, 2018. Any applicants for a NASA internship MUST also complete the federal application at https://intern.nasa.gov/ossi/web/public/guest/searchOpps/ selecting Wallops Flight Facility as location. Applicants to Orbital ATK must also complete a separate application process. Please contact fawnmete@gmail.com with any questions about the application process, or call Fawn Mete at 410.458.1325.
Email address *
Student Name (First Middle Last) *
Your answer
Current Mailing Address *
Your answer
Worcester County address
(if different from mailing address)
Your answer
Date of Birth *
(mm/dd/yy)
Your answer
Current Year of Schooling (2017/2018) *
Current School Attending *
Your answer
Parent/Guardian Name
(high school students only)
Your answer
Parent/Guardian Email Address
(high school students only)
Your answer
Student Email Address *
(please plan to check this account regularly as email is the primary means of program communication)
Your answer
Primary Phone Number *
(this should be the student's cell phone number, if he/she has one)
Your answer
Alternate Phone Numbers
Your answer
Are you eligible to work in the United States? *
Internship Options
This information helps us to match prospective interns with our employers. Please indicate all areas of interest and all locations in which you could participate in an internship.
STEM Career Areas of Interest *
Please check any and all that apply. If you have a strong preference for specific areas, please discuss your interest in your essay. There may not be internship placements in each of these areas, however we would like to be able to make the best possible placement for your interests.
Required
Transportation *
Demographic Information
In order to determine the degree to which members of demographic groups are served by this county funded program, we collect data regarding gender, free and reduced lunch eligibility, and race/ethnicity. You may decline to answer these questions. A goal of the STEP UP STEM Internship Program is to provide increased opportunity to students from demographic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in STEM careers, including females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from low income families. Indicating if you have a disability in the appropriate place on the application form will help us to plan accordingly and make appropriate accommodations for professional development sessions.
Race/Ethnicity *
(please check all that apply)
Required
Gender *
Does the student's family qualify for federal assistance programs for low income families? *
Individual with Disability *
(please check all that apply)
Required
Have you ever participated in the Reach for the Stars STEM Camp? *
Have you ever participated in the Worcester STEM Leadership Cohort? *
Are you applying for an internship at NASA Wallops Flight Facility? (you must complete the NASA application by March 1 on the NASA OSSI portal at http://intern.nasa.gov)
Are you applying for an internship at Orbital ATK (only open to engineering students who have completed at least two years of college)?
Previous Work Experience
Employer/Position/Supervisor Name/Supervisor Phone Number/Dates of Employment
Your answer
Employer/Position/Supervisor Name/Supervisor Phone Number/Dates of Employment
Your answer
Employer/Position/Supervisor Name/Supervisor Phone Number/Dates of Employment
Your answer
Teacher Recommendation *
Please provide the name and email address of a teacher that can speak to the applicant's academic skill, overall maturity, self-motivation, and competency working as a member of team.
Your answer
Community Member Recommendation *
Please provide the name and email address of a non-related community member who can speak to the applicant's maturity level, community involvement, and ability to present and conduct themselves professionally. The community member may be someone that the applicant knows through a club, organization, team, religious group, volunteer capacity, or former employer.
Your answer
Essay *
100-200 words discussing your specific interest in a STEM career as well as any technical proficiency or experience you have to offer an employer (programming languages, software programs, clinical skills, academic experiences, personal qualities).
Your answer
Supporting Documents
Please click "submit" below to complete the online portion of the application. To be considered for an internship interview and placement, your application will need transcripts to be received by March 31, 2018. Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis, so early application is encouraged. Please allow sufficient time for your school's guidance counselor or registrar's office to provide you with this documentation.

STEP UP STEM Internship Program
c/o Worcester County Economic Development
100 Pearl Street Suite B
Snow Hill, MD 21863

Email questions to fawnmete@gmail.com or call 410.458.1325. It is optional to send a resume and letter of introduction via email to fawnmete@gmail.com.

A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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