Alumni

AEOP programs offer opportunities for students in elementary, middle, high school, college and beyond. We are proud of all of our STEM leaders and leaders in training. Our AEOP alumni represent a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. We want to stay in touch with each of you and help you connect with each other. 

Each month AEOP features one of our program participants and future STEM leaders. Read what these alumni have learned and what they are up to now. If you’re an AEOP alumni and want to tell your story visit us here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AEOPAlumniSpotlight


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September 2017

 

“The best part was not just meeting new people, repelling off of a 40-foot building or disassembling guns, but getting hands-on experience with cyber security, robotics and electrical circuits.”

View Andres’ Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I regularly conducted research in the Singh Center for Nanotechnology, surrounded by state-of-the-art equipment, and worked with graduate students in my lab.”

View Caitlin’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


August 2017

 

“Being a part of this program allows me to bring STEM experiences to the students in my classroom, and share my experiences with my colleagues to enhance in-school STEM education.

View Latasha’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I focused on using math and science skills to pursue a career based on helping others, and now my passion can become a reality.”

View Menduyarka’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


July 2017

 

“Thanks to AEOP, I was exposed to an area of study I now want to explore further.

View Robert’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“AEOP has enabled me to contribute to the development of this innovative technology that I have been interested in for as long as I can remember.”

View Mary’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 June 2017

 

… I was able to publish the work I did during my two summers in the CQL program,which dramatically improved my CV.

View Carli’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

… I was able to start working immediately after I completed my degree, entering the U.S. Army Research Laboratory as a research aerospace engineer.

View Dr. Munson Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


May 2017

 

“Do not be discouraged by the workload! Approach each day with the mindset that you will get better. Study and work diligently and stay focused. This program will open numerous doors and possibilities.”

View Roderick’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“You have to be a critical thinker and a problem-solver. Choose your team members well. Also, do not be afraid of using different materials and making changes if something does not work correctly the first time.”

View Mr. Stewart Wood’s Junior Solar Sprint Chapter’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


April 2017

 

Without my experience in HSAP, my scholarship application would not have been nearly as strong as it was.”

View Mayur’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The best thing about REAP was that we got to work with our mentor every day and we were able to ask him many questions.”

View Jadin’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


March 2017

 

“I gained valuable experience working with different types of research equipment and met with researchers at the ATF and DoJ.”

View Barbara’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Through AEOP I learned the basics of electronics, enjoying hands-on, mentor-guided practice that allowed me to develop a deeper and even broader understanding of the computer sciences.”

View Victoria’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 


February 2017

 

“I have decided I want to become an engineer and develop solutions that will improve lives and communities around the world”

View Daraius’ Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I realized I can aim for the stars. I will break down barriers as an African-American female and pursue a career in a STEM field, specifically mathematics.”

View C’Asia’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 


January 2017


“As a result of the UNITE program I feel confident in saying I am a powerful, intelligent, Asian-American woman and I will succeed in STEM.”

View Samina’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 


“In learning about something so new, I was exposed to a compelling side of something that I loved, making me even more confident that I want to study in this field in the future.”

View Lauren’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 


December 2016

 


“My experience beyond the research lab taught me how to seek out, identify and read papers related to my research questions.”

View Andrew’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 


November 2016

 


“Participating helped me decide what I wanted to do for my future career.”

View Tamira’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 


“Learning from engineers was such a unique experience that I would not have had without being enrolled in the RESET program.”

View Lindsey’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 


October 2016

 


“Most of my learning at this conference was experiential learning from my peers.”

View Ayushi’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 


September 2016

 


“This process of learning new things to improve a field was what I knewI wanted to continue after JSHS.”

View Anthony’s Profile

 

 

 

 

 


August 2016

 


“The people that you will be working with are unbelievably smart and

helpful—they will guide you to where you want to be.”

View Jahin’s Profile

 

 

 

 


JULY 2016

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“JSHS also drastically increased my 
interest in engineering and influenced my decisions to pursue mechanical 
engineering.”

View Katie’s Profile