Apprenticeship Spotlight on Kaitlyn Szkerczes

Posted on March 22, 2022

Meet Kaitlyn Szekerczes, a former AEOP undergraduate apprentice from the summer of 2021! Kaitlyn is from Northern Maryland and is currently a fourth-year student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Kaitlyn co-authored a published paper this fall in the Journal of Physics Communication, titled Electromagnetic vortex topologies from sparse circular arrays.  See More


Meet Sohini Banerjee, AEOP High School Apprentice and Regeneron Top 300 Scholar

Posted on January 27, 2022

Sohini Banerjee, a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA, started her AEOP High School Apprenticeship in 2020 at the University of Memphis. Sohini worked closely with researchers Dr. Bernie J. Daigle Jr. and Mazen Istanbouli on a computer science project related to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). See More


Considering an Undergraduate Apprenticeship? Hear from alum Justin Jorge!

Posted on December 15, 2021

Considering an Undergraduate Apprenticeship? Hear from alum Justin Jorge! To celebrate the opening of summer 2022 Undergraduate Apprenticeship applications, we spoke with apprenticeship alum Justin Jorge. Justin shares his experience with an AEOP Apprenticeship and what he’s doing now.  See More


AEOP Apprentices Brought the Brains to a Neuroscience Lab this Summer

Posted on October 5, 2021

Three undergraduate students and one high school students spent the summer at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in Georgia for a hands-on research apprenticeship experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jay Hegdé. The pre-med students spent six weeks in Dr. Hegdé’s laboratory, collaborating on research, which was concluded with a peer-reviewed article. See More


Interested in hosting an AEOP High School Apprentice?

Posted on September 24, 2021

Are you a university researcher or lab looking to help train and develop the next generation of STEM talent? Are you looking to grow and foster relationships with young scientists? If so, the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) is looking for you! See More


Meet Katie Barajas, the AEOP Superstar Who Helped Lead the Apprenticeship Research Foundations Summer Course

Posted on August 27, 2021

Katie Barajas was not born knowing she wanted to be an engineer. Now, twenty-two years later, she finds herself a senior at Cornell University and helping lead a summer course for high school students interested in research. So how did she get here?  See More

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