E.N.G. : Engineering the Next Generation

E.N.G. is a summer research opportunity for highly motivated under-represented high school students from select local partner schools.

Applications are now closed. Please check back Spring 2020 for information on the Summer 2020 program!

This selective program runs for six weeks over the summer and includes both lab work and supplemental programming to develop students’ academic and professional skills. Students gain practical research experience, exposure to lab culture, new skills, and multi-level mentorship. Program components include hands-on research experience, research skills academic seminary, college preparation workshops, poster symposium and presentation, college letter of recommendation, and the possibility of on-going research and publication in the Columbia Research Scholars Journal.

Past Research & Participants

Click here to view the program for the 2019 ENG Summer Final Presentations.

Get Involved

Select partnership schools have a limited number of motivated students apply to the program. If you and your school are interested in partnering with Outreach Programs for the E.N.G. program, please email engineeringoutreach@columbia.edu.

Postdocs teach research seminars during the program. Graduate students mentor the participants. Undergraduate summer researchers contribute to college and career preparation workshops.

If you would like to get involved for the Summer of 2019, please email engineeringoutreach@columbia.edu.

Faculty host students in their labs for the summer. If you and your lab are interested in hosting students for the Summer of 2019, please email engineeringoutreach@columbia.edu.