Blair Magnet Research Project Program Overview
The Science Magnet Program at Montgomery Blair High School encourages students tocomplete a research project during the junior and senior school years. The bulk of theresearch project work for most students occurs during the summer between their junior andsenior years. Researchers from academic institutions, government institutions, or privatecompanies mentor students, either as part of a structured internship program, or as anindependently arranged internship. The goal of this presentation is to provide informationto potential mentors at the University of Maryland regarding the Blair Magnet internshipprogram. Topics to be covered include basic information about the Blair research projectclasses, the role of the mentor in the internship process, and the benefits of the program forthe student, the mentor and the institution.