Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 38-104
Cambridge, MA 02139

P: (617) 253-3298
F: (617) 253-8549

Director: Reimi Hicks

Contact: Reimi Hicks
P: (617) 253-3289
F: (617) 253-8549

Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES)

Year Program Started: 1975

Max. Participants/Year: 80

Application Deadline: February

Program Timeframe: summer (six weeks)

Academic Level Targeted: grades 9-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group, underserved population in engineering and science

Type of Program: education

Program Attributes: non-credit, meals provided, housing provided, books/supplies provided, mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (U.S. citizen or permanent resident and high school junior or equivalent), GPA/academic standing (good), PSAT and/or SAT scores, letters of recommendation

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biochemistry, biology, chemistry, physics, science (computer, mathematical), calculus, humanities, architecture, electronics, genomics, mechanical design