University of Southern California Center for Interactive Smart Oilfield Technologies The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering USC



What: USC / Chevron Frontiers of Energy Resources Summer Camp 2012
Where: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
When: July 15 – 20, 2012 (Sunday – Friday)
Who: Frontiers of Energy Resources is seeking enthusiastic and academically outstanding high school juniors who are interested in a future in the energy industry. Passionate High School Science and Math Teachers are also encouraged to apply.

Chevron Corporation has come together with USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering collaboratively to host a summer camp for High School Juniors and High School Science and Math Teachers at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The Frontiers of Energy Resources Summer Camp offers a preparatory, interactive training program focusing on various energy resources including fossil fuels, solar, biofuel, wind, nuclear energy, and information technologies for energy efficient operations. This unique program is designed to introduce exceptional high school juniors and as many as 5 high school science or math teachers to the opportunities and career possibilities available in the global energy resources industry.


  Individuals who are selected on a competitive basis will attend summer camp without charge.
  All materials, supplies, reference books, notebooks, housing, and meals will be provided. However, all participants will be responsible for their own transportation to and from USC.
  Students will develop problem solving techniques as well as team building skills.
  Attendees will receive a full college experience by living in a residence hall and eating in a dining facility.
  Teachers selected will receive a stipend in addition to tools and resource materials for their classes.


How to Apply:  All interested individuals are encouraged to apply online at: . Students must submit a sealed teacher recommendation, upload an unofficial  transcript, and compose a statement of purpose with their application. Teachers are required to compose a statement of purpose with their application. The deadline to  submit applications is Friday, April 27, 2012. Selections will be announced on Friday,  May 18, 2012.

For more information contact:

Juli Legat
 Center for Interactive Smart Oilfield Technologies
USC Viterbi School of Engineering

3710 S. McClintock Ave. RTH 311

Los Angeles, CA 90089-2902
T: 213.740.1076   F: 213.740.1077   E: