GE Girls @ Georgia Tech

Note: Only East Cobb Middle School Students can apply!

Program Overview: The Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC) at Georgia Tech in partnership with General Electric (GE) will host a week-long summer program for middle school girls. This fun-filled program will introduce girls to exciting opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) for college and beyond.

Program Highlights: Students will participate in a variety of hands-on learning activities focused on STEM, meet female STEM college students and professional women who will share their experiences, work on a project as a team with other students, and present the group’s findings at the end of the week.

Instructors & Facilities: Students will be well supervised throughout the program by professional institute staff, teachers from East Cobb, and college student assistants. Georgia Tech faculty in conjunction with East Cobb teachers and GT students will lead the hands-on learning sessions in a variety of science and engineering disciplines.

Who Should Apply? Middle school girls at East Cobb Middle School currently in 6th and 7th grade with an interest in science, math, and technology. The camp is limited to 30 girls. Applicants will be selected based on a short essay and a teacher recommendation.

Transportation: Transportation provided to and from Georgia Tech for free. The bus will depart from and report back to the East Cobb Middle School. Students must be at the school, and picked up from the school, at the designated times. Cobb County Public Schools and GE staff will not be responsible for students who arrive earlier or later than the specified times. Students should plan to attend every day.

The program is funded by GE. Tuition is free. Attending the program is a privilege, and students are expected to be on their best behavior.