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First Year Summer Experience

The First Year Summer Experience Program (FYSE) is a three-week residential summer orientation program focusing on math-intensive engineering problem solving. Participants strengthen their math skills while simultaneously learning engineering problem solving skills. The FYSE Program is free of charge, and includes room and board on campus.

Students gain valuable insight into the world of engineering while quickly acclimating to the Clark School. Students are introduced to research projects in various departments in addition to resources through a series of seminars led by faculty and staff members.

Students will engage in open dialogs with the dean of engineering, key university administrators and practicing engineers to learn about their personal experiences in engineering. In addition, students will have the opportunity to visit local engineering, science and technology facilities.


FYSE 2017

Applications for participation this summer 2017 are now available through the following link:

FYSE 2017 Participation Application

Pending funding, this year's program will be held from July 9th - July 28th, 2017.

Priority deadline for participant applications is May 1st, 2017


Undergraduate Employment Opportunities

The Resident Advisors will serve multiple roles during the FYSE First Year Summer Experience program, including mentor, teacher, resource person, and friend.

The Teaching Assistants will assist FYSE students with math-intensive engineering coursework. 

Application deadline was on March 27, 2017.