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DirectEmployers Institute: STEM YES! Summer 2017 Camp (STUDENTS)

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9002 North Purdue Road Suite 400

Indianapolis, IN 46268

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DirectEmployer Institute’s (DEF), Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Youth Enhancement Summer Program (STEM YES!) is a comprehensive 65-hour summer program for Central Indiana students in grades 9-12 who are interested in exploring STEM & Business careers in a work-based environment. Over two weeks, students develop competencies in teamwork, business planning, presentation skills, social etiquette, soft skills and career and college preparation. All this, while learning about the day-to-day work of STEM & business professionals regarding marketing, finance, business development, research and product development, information technology, and human resources.




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Small group (6 students per group) business plan development and presentation

· Students work together, mentored by a business professional, to develop a STEM business plan. Students present projects at end of program for feedback

Interactive classroom instruction on core business practices

  • Presented by STEM business professionals, students learn core business practices including marketing, finance, business development, research and product development, information technology and human resources

Hands-on learning at STEM businesses (8 Indianapolis businesses each host 12 students)

  • Small groups meet at STEM employer partner for onsite Job Shadow to experience hands-on business practices and work with STEM professionals to develop STEM business plan. Employers Includes:
    • Lilly and Company
    • Salesforce
    • DirectEmployers Association
    • PwC
    • Dow AgroSciences
    • Eleven Fifty Academy
    • And More...

Project Lead the Way interactive STEM workshop

  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) will facilitate half-day workshop with hands-on STEM activities and students will learn about PLTW education opportunities available at their schools.

Career and College preparation

  • Campus tour and business etiquette lunch, a Dress for Success workshop by Banana Republic, resume development, and mock job interviews

Networking evening for parents and students with DirectEmployers Board, local employers and others

Free Breakfast & Lunch

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