Educational Student Tours via NSHSS: Travel, Network, Learn

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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Every year, NSHSS offers specialized tours to engage students in particular areas of learning while allowing them to travel and network with fellow students, educators, and professionals. 

These educational tours are great experiences for students who want to travel more and learn about specific subjects, like STEM and sustainability. 

NSHSS also offers two educational tours for prospective college students, one in July and one in August, in which students visit Ivy League and East Coast university campuses to get a jumpstart on the college tour season.

Read on to find out more about NSHSS’s upcoming educational student tours in 2020. To learn even more about each tour and find out how to apply, simply click on the title of the tour!

Nobel Summer Program 2020 in Stockholm

This NEW NSHSS international educational tour invites members from all around the world, 16 years and older, to travel to Stockholm, Sweden and spend a week learning about the legacies of inventor Alfred Nobel with a focus on innovation and creativity. 

Scholars who join the tour will meet with professors on the Nobel committees and visit renowned Stockholm museums; they will also get to enjoy themed days.

Here’s a preview of what students can expect to experience on the tour:

Monday: Alfred Nobel

On Monday, students will learn all about Alfred Nobel, the Nobel prize, annual Nobel festivities, and the process of selecting a Nobel laureate.

Tuesday: Museum Day

On Tuesday, students will visit Stockholm City Hall, the Nobel Museum, and the Baltic Sea Centre at the outdoor museum in Skansen, which has underwater environments from coastal archipelagos to the open sea.

Wednesday: Sustainability and Creativity

On Wednesday, students will learn how to care for the environment with creative solutions in a Stockholm neighborhood that is famous for smart waste management.

Thursday: Global Challenges

On Thursday, students will learn about intercultural communication, the 2030 Agenda, and sustainable development.

Friday: Future

On Friday, students will discuss their future work, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), gender balance, and social welfare and family life, as well as log what takeaways they have from the inspiration gained while learning about Alfred Nobel and Sweden’s innovation.

Tour Dates: June 15-19 OR June 22-26, 2020

STEM Immersion: Boston 2020

This student tour offers an exciting opportunity for students interested in STEM to gain an understanding of how Boston’s many top-notch tech startups and universities have culminated to make Boston a leader in the world of science and technology. 

Students will gain hands-on experience in Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) research centers and have the opportunity to meet ground-breaking scientists working in MIT’s labs. 

Imagine taking part in robotics workshops with FIRST robotics and learning green tech-initiatives and genetic coding, to name just a few of the activities possible during this tour celebrating scientific innovation.

Tour Dates: July 6-10, 2020

NSHSS Ivy League & East Coast University Tour July 2020

Get a head start on your university visits with an Ivy League and East Coast University tour

On this educational tour, students will get to connect with other NSHSS members and visit the campuses of Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Yale University, Columbia University, Princeton University, and other East Coast schools. Last year’s tour was completely SOLD OUT, so get your tickets in advance!

Students who join the tour will have the chance to explore their favorite universities, meet current university students, ask questions of admissions representatives, and connect with fellow NSHSS scholars. 

Tour Dates: July 19-24, 2020

NSHSS Ivy League & East Coast University Tour & Scholar’s Day DC August 2020

This student educational tour repeats the experience students will get in the July campus tour; however, it ends with Scholar’s Day!

Last year, this tour was once again completely SOLD OUT, so you won’t want to miss this year’s tour of Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Yale University, Columbia University, Princeton University, and more East Coast universities before enrollment begins in the fall. 

On this educational tour, students will have the chance to explore their favorite university campuses, hear from admissions representatives to answer burning admissions questions, meet current university students, and connect with fellow NSHSS scholars. 

At the end of this particular tour is the illustrious NSHSS Scholar’s Day event in Washington, D.C., where students have the opportunity to join professional development workshops, network with NSHSS partners and even more university admissions representatives, and enjoy being celebrated as NSHSS scholars during the Member Recognition Ceremony. 

Tour Dates: August 9-16, 2020