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Program Category: Accepting Mentors
Introduce engineering’s impact on our lives, and promote technical careers.
Excite students about engineering with a presentation that demonstrates how it affects them in everyday ways, like eating healthy food and using the Internet. A supplemental guide provides tips on how to encourage a child’s interest in science, math, and computer science.
Audience: Students aged 11-14
Help children appreciate that engineers are creative problem solvers who are essential to our health, happiness and safety today, while they also shape our future.
Introduce engineering as a possible career path.
ORGANIZATION/PROGRAMOrganization Name: IBM CorporationOrganization Street Address: n/aOrganization City, State, Zip: Wayne, PA 19087Organization Phone Number: (720) 395-3899Short Description of Organization:
International Business Machines Corporation (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware, middleware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnologyProgram Street Address: n/a
19087Which one best describes your organization?: For-profitWhich one best describes your program?: Outreach - mobile (you travel to groups of students)Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: NoAccepting Mentors: Is your program currently accepting mentors?
CONTENTIs STEM the "core" of your program?: YesWhich type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply): EngineeringWhich other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply):
Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes
- Drop-Out Prevention and College Preparation
- Workforce Development
LOCATION AND SHARINGWhere is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply):
When does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply): fall
- Center City
- South Philadelphia
- Southwest Philadelphia
- West Philadelphia
- Lower North Philadelphia
- Germantown-Chestnut Hill
- Olney-Oak Lane
- Near Northeast Philadelphia
- Far Northeast Philadelphia
PARTICIPANTSHow many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: 101-500 individualsHow many hours/week does each child participate? Numbers can be estimates, and can be specific to a season or semester.: Less than 2 hours per weekWhich ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply): 7th - 8th gradeWhich gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply): GirlsWhich ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?: Multi-RacialWhat percentage of your participants are eligible for free or reduced lunch? Percentages can be estimates.*: Do not knowWho can participate in your STEM program?: Individuals onlyCan your STEM program accommodate youth with special needs?: Do not know
FEE/FEE STRUCTUREDo participants need to pay for your STEM program?: NoIf participants need to pay for your STEM program, are scholarships available?: NoIs transportation to and from your program provided?: Other
CATEGORIESPlease select the applicable categories: Accepting Mentors