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2018 SOARS Program Calendar

Updated on December 04th, 2017
Please check back often for updates!


Protégés Arrive!

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20th (Sunday)

SOARS covers and arranges all program travel and housing at Bear Creek Apartments.

Bear Creek Apartments

SOARS Program Orientation

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21st (Monday)

Learn all about your summer in SOARS and meet your mentors.

NCAR Mesa Lab

Leadership Training

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22nd and 23rd (Tuesday and Wednesday)

Protégés participate in leadership training activities in conjunction with our partner internship programs.

First Day of Work!

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24th (Thursday)

Protégés work with mentors at labs around Boulder including NCAR, NOAA and CU Boulder.

June - JuLY

Scientific Communication Workshop

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Every Friday

These weekly workshops guide protégés towards the research poster, presentation, and writing a scientific paper. Partway through the program, there will be a practice talk.

Foothills Lab

Computing & Data Workshops

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Three Fridays in June

These workshops are offered to new and returning protégés and include elements of the Python programming language, and skills and tools to manage scientific programming and data.

Foothills Lab

Professional Development Activities

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Activities such as career panels, graduate school visits, and other professional training. Usually scheduled on Fridays after the writing workshop.

Final Week

SOARS Colloquium Talks

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30th of July (Monday)

SOARS protégés present their summer research. Talks are live-streamed so family and friends can view your presentation.

9:00 AM- 3:00 PM
FL2 Small Auditorium

Joint Internship Research Poster Session & Reception

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2nd of August (Thursday)

Join interns from across Boulder to present your poster and celebrate a successful summer. Families are welcome!

2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
UCAR Center Green Auditorium

Summer Program Review & Luncheon

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3rd of August (Friday)

Evaluate your summer experience in SOARS.

Protégés Depart from Boulder

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4th of August (Saturday)

Thanks for a great summer!