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Pre-College Programs

The Office of Engineering Diversity Programs offers an array of pre-college engineering-focused enrichment programs for high school students.

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Students work on the Factory Floor Lab

HITES12

Established in 2001, the High School Introduction to Engineering Systems for Twelfth Graders (HITES12) program identifies and selects rising twelfth grade students who demonstrate an interest in engineering and offers them the opportunity to explore UT.

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Students Participating in Engineers Day Competition

Engineers Day WTI

Engineers Day 2018 West Tennessee Initiative (WTI) is an overnight program for current high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing engineering.

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Counselor Working with Students on Pre-College Program Project

Summer Counselors

The college is seeking current UT students to serve as counselors for our annual Pre-College Summer Programs during the summer of 2021. Counselors will lead and mentor rising twelfth grade students interested in science, math, and engineering.

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The Engineering VOLunteers for Tenth Graders (eVOL10) program for rising tenth graders has been discontinued for the summer of 2021. We encourage you to apply back before your senior year for the HITES12 program. To stay informed about upcoming programs and other opportunities offered by the college, sign up to receive emails from us..

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