The Ohio State University at Marion


Summer Programs

Summer Engineering Institute for High School Juniors and Seniors

June 3-6, 2019 • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Summer Engineering Institute (SEI) will provide opportunities to explore the fundamentals of engineering. The SEI will introduce students to a variety of engineering areas and engineering fundamentals. Engineering topics will include engineering design process, teamwork skill, elements of problem solving, and engineering professionalism and ethics. Participants will work in teams using hands-on activities to design, build, and test engineering projects, including (roller coasters, robots, or drones), and visit local companies to explore real-world engineering applications.

Camp participants will:

  • Experience multidisciplinary projects covering a wide range of engineering concepts
  • Advance their skills by participating in math, physics, chemistry, and engineering sessions lead by OSU Faculty
  • Interact with and learn from current OSU Marion engineering students
  • Experience field trips to local companies

Program Details
Where: Ohio State Marion's Science and Engineering Building
Cost: $50 (lunch, transportation for local field trips, and lab costs are included)
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors for the 2019-2020 academic year from any high school AND have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, with no grade of less than B in high school math and science courses.

Application Procedure
To apply, click the online registration link at the top of this page. Complete all steps outlined to submit your application. Spaces are limited so register today!

After accepted into the program, please click here to download the release forms, complete them, and mail them with a check payable to: OSU Marion.

The Ohio State University at Marion
Summer Camp Coordinators
210B MSE Building
1465 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Marion, OH 43302

For more information or questions, please contact Dr. Golrokh Mirzaei, coordinator of engineering program at MRN-SummerPrograms@osu.edu


STEM Summer Camp for High School Students

June 10-14, 2019 • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The STEM Summer Camp focuses on exploration in science and engineering topics. Camp attendees will experience sessions in mathematics, problem solving, biochemistry, engineering, and robotics while working directly with Ohio State Marion faculty, undergraduate peer mentors, and local high school teachers.

For more information please click here.


Summer Engineering Camp for Middle School Girls

June 10-14, 2019 • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Summer Engineering Camp for Middle School Girls provides an opportunity for middle school girls to participate in hand-on projects to broaden their knowledge and skills. Attendees will explore different majors and become familiar with various engineering disciplines with an ultimate goal of making informed decisions and building pathways into high school engineering courses.

Camp participants will:

  • Experience multidisciplinary projects covering a wide range of engineering concepts
  • Gain experience working with robots to implement simple tasks and compete in a team challenge
  • Explore data analysis and problem solving techniques in Microsoft Excel
  • Learn about computer programming and coding
  • Receive a certificate of completion from The Ohio State University at Marion

Program Details
Where: Ohio State Marion's Science and Engineering Building
Cost: $100 (lunch, snack, and lab costs are included in the registration fee)
Eligibility: Any middle school girl interested in engineering and related fields

Application Procedure

To apply, click the online registration link at the top of this page. Complete all steps outlined to submit your application. Spaces are limited so register today!

After getting accepted into the program, please click here to download the release forms, complete them, and mail them with a check payable to: OSU Marion.

The Ohio State University at Marion
Summer Camp Coordinators
210B MSE Building
1465 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Marion, OH 43302

For more information or questions please contact Dr. Qudsia Tahmina at MRN-SummerPrograms@osu.edu


Engineering Summer Camp for College Freshman

August 5-9, 2019

This Engineering Summer Camp is a five-day camp for incoming college freshmen. For more information or questions please contact Dr. Qudsia Tahmina at MRN-SummerPrograms@osu.edu

The Ohio State University’s engineering program is ranked first among all Ohio colleges and universities.