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Calling all engineering enthusiasts! From elementary to high school, BCOE hosts events and partners with various community groups to introduce future engineers to grade-specific engineering concepts - helping kick off life-long dreams of a career in the industry.

 

Early introduction to engineering can set a student up for life-long career success. Following are events and activities UCR students and faculty are engaged in benefitting aspiring young engineers.

Featured Engagement Events for Elementary Students

 

Bourns Engineering Day: Hosted by the college's Society of Women Engineers (SWE), this event has become the largest STEM event in the Riverside County, bringing together more than 1,200 students to participate in hands-on engineering activities. Learn more about the event | Contact Us  

 

Dia de Ciencias: Hosted by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) to engage K-12 students in STEM material through virtual project activities/demos, presentations, and a unique student project opportunity. Learn more about the event | Contact us 

 

StepCon: Hosted in partnership with Bourns, Inc., the Science and Technology Education Partnership engages hundreds of K-12 students, teachers, and administrators to foster interest in the field and offer tools of success. Learn more about the event | Contact Us 

 

Increasing curiosity through key concepts and encouraging different approaches to solve problems helps build an early mindset that can benefit aspiring engineers.

Featured Engagement Events for Middle School Students

 

UCR Summer Engineering Program: Hosted by UCR's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in partnership with Redlands Unified School District, this summer robotics camp has middle school students building functioning robots and using a controller application to interact with it. Learn more about the event | Contact Us  

 

Dia de Ciencias: Hosted by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) to engage K-12 students in STEM material through virtual project activities/demos, presentations, and a unique student project opportunity. Learn more about the event | Contact us 

 

StepCon: Hosted in partnership with Bourns, Inc., the Science and Technology Education Partnership engages hundreds of K-12 students, teachers, and administrators to foster interest in the field and offer tools of success. Learn more about the event | Contact Us 

Exploring new concepts and refining the approach to problem solving help put pre-college students on a path to a successful engineering education and career.

Featured Engagement Events for High School Students

 
UCR Summer Engineering Program: Hosted by UCR's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in partnership with Redlands Unified School District, this summer robotics camp has high school students building functioning robots and using a controller application to interact with it. Learn more about the event | Contact Us  

 

Data Science Academy: Hosted by UCR's Department of Computer Science and Engineering in partnership with Riverside Unified School District, this offering can be experienced as one of two summer cohorts or a year-long cohort. Students gain real-world experience by analyzing results from the annual Riverside County homelessness survey. Learn more about the event | Contact Us  

 

CS4All Code Camp: Hosted by UCR's Department of Computer Science and Engineering, this free one-week intensive program introduces coding and computer science through Kindles where students develop apps with real-world applications. Learn more about the event | Contact us 

 

StepCon: Hosted in partnership with Bourns, Inc., the Science and Technology Education Partnership engages hundreds of K-12 students, teachers, and administrators to foster interest in the field and offer tools of success. Learn more about the event | Contact Us 
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