The Maryland STEM Festival is back for 2021! 

Dates: OCTOBER 15 through NOVEMBER 14, 2021


Here are some notable engineering and cybersecurity events:


The video recording of the FIRST Chesapeake Oct 14th Town Hall Sponsored by Accenture Federal Services is now available for viewing on our YouTube channel

The slide show is also available here.

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The FIRST Chesapeake Volunteer t-shirt* design contest is back, so make your choice for this year's emblem.
UPDATE: To sweeten the pot we will randomly choose THREE WINNERS from all the contest entries- two will receive a free t-shirt, and the grand prize winner will receive a t-shirt AND a $10 Starbucks gift card.
Your name and address are required so we know where to mail the prize. (one entry per person)
Deadline is 8pm FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2021.


*Shirts will be free to judges and volunteers. Shirts will also be available for purchase.

Newport News Shipbuilding offers internships which allow students to gain experience in technical or administrative positions and provide the opportunity to possibly gain future full time employment.

Now accepting applications until November 28, 2021. Students are encouraged to apply early as video interviews will start in October.

These are paid summer internships with students working full-time (40 hours a week) for 10 consecutive weeks. Many of the summer interns transition into Co-ops or accept full-time offers starting after they graduate.

Student Requirements: 

  • Must be age 18 or older
  • Must be U.S. citizens
  • Must be enrolled in a bachelor or master degreed program
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA (cumulative)
  • Successfully complete a background investigation, drug screen and physical

Preferred majors include: Business, Engineering, Information Technology

Inclement Weather


In case of Inclement Weather the day of
a FIRST Chesapeake Event,
Please call (804) 404-6653
after 5am for updates