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Humboldt County Office of Education: Technology Exploration Summer Institute (TESI)

TESI | Technology Exploration Summer Institute

TESI (Technology Exploration Summer Institute) is a free three-week summer education program sponsored by HCOE’s Career and College Resource Department and College of the Redwoods. It provides 10 high school students the opportunity to explore career fields in Information Communication Technologies (ICT)

Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to participate in the TESI Program.

Why should you apply?

  • Explore various technology careers
  • Gain experience in the industry
  • Will receive ½ unit of credit from College of the Redwoods

You must be at least 16 years of age to participate.

Topics Overview

  • Introduction to ICT
  • IT Concepts and Terminology
  • Infrastructure
  • Applications & Software
  • Software Development
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Security

Also included: Three days of touring ICT worksites and talking with industry professionals, and potential mentoring from IBM professionals (tentative).

Application Information

The process involves three steps:

Download the Student Application Checklist to begin. To request an application or for more information, contact Megan Freitas at mfreitas@hcoe.org or (707) 445-7020.

Application Deadline: Friday, April 22, 2022.

Interviews will be held May 12-13.

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2022 Program Details

When: June 21- July 7
Where: College of the Redwoods
Application Deadline: April 22, 2022

Program Information

Megan Freitas
Department Secretary
707-445-7020

Career & College Coordinator

Tanya Trump
Program Manager - Career & College Resources
707-441-4555

TESI Partners

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Education At Work Logo
Education at Work Initiatives
Education at Work
Trades Academy
Health Career Education Pathway
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College Connect
Career Speaker Series
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