Direct Employers Institute STEM YES!: Free Summer Program

Direct Employers Institute’s STEM YES! is a FREE, comprehensive summer program for Central Indiana students in grades 9th -12th who are interested in exploring STEM careers in a work-based environment. Two 2-week sessions are available.

During each session, students develop competencies in teamwork, business planning, presentation skills, social etiquette, soft skills and career, and college preparation, while exploring and learning about the various fields that STEM has to offer. Job shadowing (at sites such as Eli Lilly, Salesforce, Duke Realty, Dow AgroSciencews, IUPUI Forensic Science and more), research, projects, information technology, and more opportunities are included!

Session 1: Science/Healthcare – June 17 – 28, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Session 2: Engineering/Technology – July 8 -19, 2019, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Breakfast and lunch are included. A student pickup location will be announced.

Information and registration at directemployersfoundation.org .

Experience America – Explore a career this summer

Our innovative summer programs help students discover potential careers around their passions. Offered this summer:
Game Experience: three groundbreaking summer programs, ranging from game development to engineering, each open to students of all skill levels.
Project Fashion: See life in living color with our product development and visual communications courses.
Read more about the programs at http://experienceamerica.com/summer-programs/

Career Spotlight 1: Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Did you know?…”Speech-language pathologists and audiologists are in high demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for speech pathologists between 2014-2024 includes a 21% increase with a median salary of $73,410. The predicted outlook for audiologists is a 29% increase with a median salary of $74,890. Speech-language pathologists work in a wide range of settings including schools, clinics, assisted living centers, and hospitals.” – Keith Kluender, Head of the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Purdue University.

If you would like to learn more about these programs at Purdue, visit http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/slhs. If you would like to schedule a visit, attend a class, meet with an academic advisor, or chat with a current student, please contact Kamie Redinbo at kredinb@purdue.edu.

Remember, completing a profile at http://www.indianacareerexplorer.com/students.htm can show you which majors and careers are the best match for your personality. purdue-audiology-1 purdue-audiology-2 purdue-slp-1 purdue-slp-2