BLDAP Program

2021 Program

Program Schedule

The summer 2021 apprenticeship program will be conducted virtually. Participants will meet through online platforms three hours a day from Monday through Friday for the duration of the program. There are expectations for group and independent work.

How the program will work

Curriculum for this year will focus on an introduction to python course, data science, and a number of scientific projects and experiments. Participants will be provided with the necessary materials to complete projects and interact with researchers and operations staff.


Participants will be eligible for a monetary stipend at the completion of the program.

Important Dates:

  • Orientation 1: This will be an introduction to the program and to help students go over the required paperwork. This orientation is optional.

    • Saturday May 1st, 2021

    • Sunday May 2nd, 2021

  • Deliver Items to Students (Logistics-Kits for Projects): June 10-13th, 2021

  • Orientation 2: Students will be required to attend. This orientation will cover the logistics for the kits and projects.

    • Saturday June 19, 2021

    • Sunday June 20, 2021

  • Apprenticeship program dates: June 28 – July 30, 2021

  • Student final showcase: July 29, 2021