Upper School
Experiential Learning

STEM Experiences

Newark Academy’s recently renovated science facilities and state-of-the-art equipment empower students to explore opportunities in STEM, well beyond standard classes and labs. From DNA testing and robotics to applied physics, opportunities abound for students to engage in the world of science through field research, on-campus clubs and competition teams, off-campus internships and university-based summer programs.

STEM Research and Internship Opportunities

Beyond the classroom, NA students have opportunities to engage in cutting-edge research with professional scientists in university and corporate laboratories.

Recent research partnerships include:

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  • Brandeis University Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine

  • CIT Corporation Computer Programming Internships

  • Drew University Independent Physics Research

  • Lehigh University Summer Engineering Institute

  • Marine Ecology and Conservation in Bermuda

  • New Jersey Astronomical Association Internships

  • NYU GSTEM Summer Program for Girls

  • QSAR (Quantitative Activity Structure-Relationship) Molecular Modeling Internships

  • Waksman Student Scholars Biological Research at Rutgers University

NA STEM Speakers’ Series

Utilizing an incredibly strong network of NA alumni and parents working in STEM fields, Newark Academy students benefit from research scientists, physicians, software engineers and other professionals sharing their expertise throughout the school year. Most speakers visit campus for after-school or early evening sessions. If you are a parent or NA alumnus working in a STEM field and are interested in speaking to our students about your work, please contact STEM Coordinator Charles Crosby at 
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