The University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering coordinates programs for youth in kindergarten through high school. These programs are designed to inspire and equip youth to pursue a future in science, engineering, or mathematics that includes post secondary education.

For youth

Outreach events

Youth are invited to one-time outreach events that spark and increase interest in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Find out more about outreach events.

Enrichment programs

Youth are invited to enrichment program series that engage and build capacity in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Find out more about enrichment programs.

Summer camps

Youth are invited to engage and build capacity through immersive, on-campus explorations of science, engineering, technology, or mathematics. Find out more about summer camps.

For educators

Field trips and tours

School groups and youth organizations are invited to try their hand at an engineering challenge, tour a research laboratory, learn about the college experience from our undergraduates, and more through customized field trip experiences. Find out more about field trips and tours.

Classroom resources

Educators are invited to complement their curriculum with our in-school presentations, online videos, and interactive web resources. Find out more about classroom resources.

Educator development

Educators are invited to build capacity in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics education through a variety of programs offering on-campus training and experiences to bring back to their classrooms. Find out more about educator development.

For volunteers

Student volunteers

Undergraduate students are invited to invest their time and talents to inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. Find out more about student volunteer opportunities.

Alumni volunteers

Alumni are invited to invest their time and talents to inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. Indicate your interest on the CSE alumni volunteer interest form..

For corporate partners

Companies are invited to partner with the College of Science and Engineering on youth programs that inspire and equip the next generation of scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. Find out more about corporate sponsorship.