Engineering the Next Generation (ENG)
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Slide 1: Engineering the Next Generation student researchers presenting their work at the final presentations.
Slide 2: Engineering the Next Generation student researchers presenting their work at the final presentations.
Slide 3: Engineering the Next Generation student participant presenting her research. Photo Credit: Tim Lee
Slide 4: Engineering the Next Generation student participants presenting their poster. Photo Credit: Tim Lee
Slide 5: Engineering the Next Generation student participant presenting their research. Photo Credit: Tim Lee
For six weeks, students work with Columbia Engineering researchers and participate in programming to develop their academic and professional skills. Students gain practical research experience, collaborate with research faculty, staff, and students, practice new skills, and take part in multi-level mentorship.
- Virtual program components include experience in working on genuine engineering research projects, research skills and college prep workshops, science communications workshops, and additional supplemental seminars and opportunities.
- Students are provided with a stipend to support them over the summer.
- We encourage all rising seniors (current 11th graders) with an interest in engineering and research to apply.
Note: As of now, we plan for ENG to offer in-person programming but will default to a virtual hybrid model as necessary due to COVID-19. Admitted students must follow Columbia University's public health protocols, which include vaccination against COVID-19, masking, and distancing where appropriate.
The ENG program is a great opportunity for members of the Columbia Engineering community to connect with high school students.
- Undergraduate summer researchers can be involved in college preparation workshops
- Graduate students can serve as mentors for ENG students
- Postdocs can teach research skills seminars and contribute to career planning workshops
- Faculty host ENG students in their labs
If you would like to participate next summer, please email fill out this form: https://seas.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6th34Wq5iss5P94
ENG Cohorts 2022
In 2022, our students focused on doing computational research with their labs and mentors. The program included daily research skills and science communications workshops, which culminated in multiple projects. To learn more about the 2022 ENG cohort and their projects, click here!