ERIC Number: ED238688
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Opportunities for Exploring Math/Science Careers. Education, Business, Industry.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
This book is designed to assist school districts in career guidance planning for high school students in general and minority students and females in particular. It is also designed to encourage cooperation among educational institutions, business, and industry groups within New York State. Descriptions are provided of programs, internships, scholarships, and other career exploratory programs in the mathematics, science, and related high technology areas. Information for each entry includes: contact person's name, address, and telephone number; program title; a brief description of its purpose; target population; requirements for participation (if any); and services available, including scholarships (if any). Entries are listed: (1) geographically, by the eight post-secondary regions of New York State, and (2) alphabetically by program title for statewide and nationwide initiatives. Also provided is an annotated list of mathematics and science activities for the post-secondary population. These activities (arranged alphabetically by sponsoring agency) include degree programs, support services, and other assistance for high school graduates; re-entry women; matriculating college students; and graduate students aspiring to higher level programs. Special programs in mathematics and science for females and minority groups are included in this listing. (JM)
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: New York