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Welcome to the Joint Science and Technology Institute (JSTI)

Student Information

The Joint Science and Technology Institute for Students is a two-week, all expenses paid, residential program for current high school students in the United States. Students will participate in research projects mentored by Department of Defense research scientists. The purpose of the program is to expose students to scientific research through hands-on projects, to enable students to work with real-world scientists, and to increase students awareness of career opportunities in related fields.

Teacher Information

The Joint Science and Technology Institute for Teachers is a two-week, residential program for current high school STEM teachers. JSTI provides teachers with world–class laboratory research experiences with research scientists. Teachers will learn to integrate research experiences into their classroom, experience the interdisciplinary nature of research, and increase the teachers’ awareness of career opportunities in related fields.

Here, you can access daily news, learn something about the participants in this summer’s program, review information about the projects and find pictures of participants “in action.”

Information will be updated frequently, so check back soon for more!

Participants

For the 2014 Institute, 3 teachers and 36 students will be selected.

Research Projects

Here you can read about the different projects that the teachers and students worked on in prior years.

Activities

In addition to the research projects, tours and other activities are included in the JSTI. Check these out!