URI Transportation Center

75 Lower College Road Kingston, RI 02881 | Phone: (401) 874-7075 | Fax: (401) 874-2297

Summer Transportation Institute

Session 1: July 6 – 17
Session 2: August 3 – 14
The Summer Transportation Institute for seventh, eighth and ninth graders exposes students to highway and bridge design, construction and maintenance of roads, transportation of people and cargo, laws, regulations, safety and career opportunities. In addition, students participate in computer training, academic enhancement activities, field trips and student projects.The session will take place from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.Transportation from a pick-up point in Providence is available.
Requirements
  •   Must be a Rhode Island resident
  •   Entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade for the upcoming school year
  •   Cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  •   An interest in engineering, science, transportation, or a technology related career
  •   Written essay and transcript or copy of report card
  •   A brief interview with the program director

For more information, contact Tory Perrotta at (401) 874-7075 or toryp@uri.edu

 

Session 1 Photos:
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Session 2 Photos:

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