FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DUKE ENGAGE ORANGE COUNTY
Is BME 290 required for this program?
No, but it may be of interest to you if you enjoy learning about how engineering and human-centered design connect to broader local and global challenges.
Do I have to be an engineer to be involved?
Is previous teaching experience required?
No, but strong communication skills, creativity, and an interest in teaching are important!
What does preparation for teaching involve?
Before departure, you meet with your cohort and come up with different STEM lesson plans together. At the start of your time in Orange County, you buy materials, test lessons, and meet with Girls Inc. staff to prepare for teaching.
What are the ages of the kids I will be teaching?
Your students will range from 6th to 8th grade.
How do I get involved?
Check out the DukeEngage website for program details, deadlines, and application information.