Upcoming Opportunities:

For a list of other STEM opportunities check out


Frederick County Women in Science and Engineering Meetings: program encourages the young women of FCPS to consider pursuing careers in science and engineering. The group meets once a month in the Earth Space Science Laboratory (ESSL) at 210 Madison Street, Frederick, MD from 7:00 to 8:15 PM. The group is open to all females in grades 9 - 12.

Speaker Schedule:
September 20, 2017- Naila Al Hassan - Materials Science & Engineering Department,
3rd year PhD student, University of Maryland, College Park

October 18, 2017 - Erin LaBarre- materials engineer, Johns Hopkins University Applied
Physics Lab
November 15, 2017- Pamela Vong, software

December 13, 2017 - Mildred Kronsteiner - Nielsen Company

January 17, 2018 - Dr. Laura Page Warden, DVM Green Valley Animal Hospital Owner
& Medical Director

February 21, 2018 - Greater Maryland - Graduate Women In Science (GWIS) panel

March 14, 2018 - Bari Ballew - bioinformatics scientist, Division of Career
Epidemiology & Genetics, NCI, NIH

April 25, 2018 - Melissa Boyle - ranger, Maryland Park Service

1. Project Lead the Way: Biomedical Science Program
             Applications are due January 20, 2017.   Application

2.   Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern Program at the National Cancer Institute at Frederick.  


      Applications open 10/16/2016 and close on 12/16/2016.  An informational session will be held in B128 on 10/24             during FLEX for interested students.  See Ms. Marcum or Ms. Mummert to sign up.    
      Additional information or to apply go to:

3.  USAMRIID Internship  Application -   Use the link to access the application documents.

 4. Welcome to a new year of Women In Science & Engineering!

WISE meets once a month and is open to all female high school students across the county. Meetings run from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM at the Earth and Space Science Laboratory (210 Madison St. Frederick).    We look to have another educating, fun packed year of meetings waiting for you.  Please give the greatest gift...the gift of knowledge.  Invite a friend to our meeting.  Remember at each meeting we learn from a guest speaker about an exciting STEM career, do a fabulous activity, and of course.....  leave with an always fun prize. 

Mark your calendars: 


September 14, 2016 - CDR Kimberly Love Piermatteo - biomedical engineer, US Food & Drug Administration
October 19, 2016 - Briana DeVincenzo - systems engineer at SGT, Inc working on the Joint Polar Satellite System Program at NASA Goddard Flight Center November 9, 2016 - Dr. Cynthia Macri - physician specializing in gynecological oncology; retired Navy
December 7, 2016 - Kua Lumei-Smith - portfolio operations manager, specialty care, Astrazeneca
February 15, 2017 - Nadine Miglio Galvin - Senior Environmental Engineer, Lockheed Martin
March 15, 2017 - Evelyn Michael - Geospatial Analyst, MDA Information Systems LLC
April 26, 2017 - Dr. Alaine Garrett - Associate Principal Investigator, NBFAC Toxinology, National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center