Application: Young Women in Computing Summer Bridge Program
August 6 - 10
10:00am - 3:00pm
New Mexico State University
Department of Computer Science
Science Hall
Las Cruces, NM

No cost to participate!

The Summer "Bridge" Program is designed to support 15 recently graduated young women and high school seniors (Juniors in good standing academically) taking duel credit courses in their pursuit of a computing-related discipline. . It aims to prepare participants in computation thinking, create a cohort of female students, and provide skills for success.

NMSU is a nationally ranked Carnegie Foundation research institution with top performing programs and services. We strive for excellence in all areas of teaching and learning, and work to identify best practices for continued success. All participants will engage in this process via pre- and post-assessments, entry and exit interviews, daily surveys, and other data gathering methods.

Summer programs are presented by the outreach team in the Department of Computer Science at NMSU! Instructors are accomplished NMSU students studying computer science and electrical engineering. We utilize near-peer mentors as educators to build strong connections between participants and the exciting world of CS.

Participants that attend the entire week will receive a $100 stipend.

Application
Applicant's First and Last Name *
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Address *
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City, ST Zip *
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Email Address *
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Home Phone *
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Cell Phone *
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High School Graduation Year *
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School - Fall 2018 *
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Major *
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Minor
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HS GPA *
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Ethnicity
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Parent/Guardian Name/s *
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Cell Phone for Parent/Guardian 1: *
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Email for Parent/Guardian 1: *
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Cell Phone for Parent/Guardian 2:
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Tell us about Yourself
Have you participated in a computer science program previously? If so, which one? *
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If you participated in a program, what project did you complete? *
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What other STEM projects have you completed?
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Short Answer
My future will include: *
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Why do you want to participate in this program? *
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Research suggests that women hold 25% of the computer industry jobs. When you hear statistics like this, what does it make you feel or think? *
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Women represent 85% of the purchasing power (people buying the products), yet only one in four women are helping to create what we're buying. What are your thoughts? *
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When you get stuck on a problem, how do you get unstuck? *
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What skills do you think are required to be successful in college? *
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Do you use computational thinking on a daily basis? *
Commitment
This is a day camp to be held in Las Cruces on the NMSU Campus in Science Hall. This camp will run for one week before the Fall semester begins, and follow-up with several workshops during the school year. Check all that apply. *
Sessions are held Monday – Friday, from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Each meeting will include snacks, lunch, materials and supplies, an opportunity to win technology prices, plus swag. Mentors are NMSU staff, and graduate and undergraduate students. Check all that apply:
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