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2016 Summer Transportation Institute

Started: June, 2016 Ended: September, 2016 Project ID #4W6137 Status: Completed


The objective of the Summer Transportation Institute (STI) hosted by the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University (MSU) is to address the nation’s need for a diverse pool of transportation professionals by heightening pre-college student interest in transportation careers.


The Western Transportation Institute (WTI) at Montana State University (MSU) hosted a Summer Transportation Institute (STI) for twenty high school participants aimed at introducing pre-college youth to transportation modes, careers, and academic programs. The two-week residential camp was held on the MSU campus from July 17 to July 29, 2016. Participants lived on campus while participating in a multidisciplinary academic curriculum, which included guest speaker presentations, hands-on laboratories, team design-build projects, and field trips. During the evenings and weekend, STI students participated in educational, sports, and team-building activities. The 2016 STI program was comprised of rising tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students from across Montana as well as participants from three additional states.


Sponsors & Partners

  • Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) Sponsor

Related Information

Part of: Education

Project Tagged In: Workforce Development, education

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