Information for Students
Is This Program for You?
What Is SEMI High Tech U?
The mission of the SEMI Foundation is to support education and career awareness in the fields of high technology.
This internationally acclaimed career exploration program offers high school students like you a life changing experience. Hosted on a high-tech industry site and taught by industry instructors, activities are engaging, exciting and enlightening.
What Kind of Activities Will I Experience at High Tech U?Having fun, working in teams and learning by doing are all part of the HTU experience. At HTU you will:
Who Should Attend?
How Can I Apply?
Since this is a field trip, you must arrange with your teachers to make up any missed school work or assignments.
You must agree to attend all three days and display the following desired behaviors at the program:
“High Tech U has been an exciting program that has broadened my understanding of high-tech careers. It was awesome. Also, the food was great!” — Joe, 10th grade, Longview, Washington
“This program gave me a very impressive life long experience. I’ve learned a lot, I think I’ve grown up through this program.” — Jason, 10th grade, Albany, New York
A résumé will be required on the last day of the HTU program. Download résumé template here. You should complete the résumé and bring it with you to the High Tech U program you are attending.
SEMI HTU Ambassador Opportunities
We encourage HTU graduates to come back to future HTU programs. We are looking for students who would like to help out. You can volunteer for one, two or three days. Please check our calendar and send your request to the HTU contacts listed above.
Reconnection Opportunities for HTU Grads
The SEMI Foundation wants to keep in touch with you. Please join the SEMI HTU Facebook page for updates and announcements. At these events, you get to hear from industry people, try new hands-on activities and meet new friends from all the HTU programs in your area. https://www.facebook.com/groups/semihtu/
Program Slide Shows:
SEMI HTU Ambassdors take photos during each program to use in creating memorable slide shows for the students and parents to view prior to graduation.
Longview, WA - April 26-28, 2016