Marymount Technology Institutes for Ages 14-18

Marymount Technology Institutes for Ages 14-18

Marymount has summer programs for teens ages 14-18 who are interested in technology.

Gain technology skills and hands-on experience; create a mobile app or take part in a cyber competition in health care; meet fellow students who share your excitement about technology; network with technology professionals about career possibilities.

Summer Technology Institutes' 2015 Programs:

GenCyber, July 5-17, 2015. This two-week residential program is designed for students ages 16-18. Students will have hands-on experiences in cybersecurity with a focus on defending the nation's critical assets.

Making Mobile Apps, July 13-17, 2015. This week-long institute is for students in grades 8-12 who want to explore a possible career in the development of mobile applications, one of the most dynamic sectors in the booming technology field.

Cybersecurity in Healthcare, July 20-24, 2015. This week-long program is designed to provide technology-focused students in grades 9-12 with knowledge and hands-on experience in cybersecurity, and introduce them to the many career opportunities in this growing field.

Participants in each institute will work closely with Marymount University faculty and students. They will also hear from guest speakers who are IT professionals.

The daily program will include classes taught by MU faculty and many hands-on activities to apply newly acquired knowledge. Current MU students will mentor participants and discuss college majors, as well as technology career options.

The sessions will take place at Marymount’s Main Campus and Ballston Campus in suburban Arlington, with easy access by road or Metro. Free MU shuttles provide service between the Ballston Metro Station (Orange line) and Main Campus. Optional housing for high school students is available in residence halls on Main Campus, under close supervision of MU’s residence life staff and students.

DC Institutes for H.S. Students

July 6-18, 2015; Students will arrive at Marymount on Sunday, July 5. Programs will begin on Monday, July 6 and run through Saturday, July 18.

CJ 209 - The Criminal Justice System: Gain real-life perspective on the exciting criminal justice field. Visit various museums, meet with an FBI field agent, and probe various aspects of the criminal justice system – from laws and enforcement to the courts and corrections.

MGT 185 - The International Business Experience: Learn to succeed in a diverse and global business environment with exposure to international marketing, finance, and economics. Take part in a business simulation and experience the decision-making that goes on in an international business enterprise.

Work closely with Marymount faculty who have extensive expertise and professional connections in the field. The daily program will include classes in the mornings, field trips and other experiential learning in the afternoons, and fun activities in the evenings.

Live in a residence hall on Marymount's Main Campus in suburban Arlington. The program fee of $2,900 inclusive for the entire two-week program includes housing, meals, activities, transportation to off-campus activities, and tuition for three college credits awarded upon successful completion of the program.

Space is limited and priority will be given to rising high school seniors.