Challenge Teams & Internships


Rocket Team Location
Tech Team Location

Internships take place at various locations around Boston, Cambridge, and the surrounding area.


Teen Programs

Program Details

Challenge Team and Internship programs are year-long, continuous programs. Because of work on ongoing central project, it is not normally possible to join these programs mid-year. For 2017-2018, Challenge Teams will begin in November and end in late April.

Challenge Teams

Rocket Team: MIT (Kendall Square), Tuesdays, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Tech Team: Akamai (Kendall Square),Thursdays, 4:30-6:30

Registration Information

Applications for Challenge Teams will be available on this page in late-August. Applications will be open through October.


Grades 11-12, with at least one semester of prior participation in another SCFG teen program. Girls must be at least 16 when applications are due to be placed in an internship.
Times and locations vary – we work to connect interns and mentors with compatible schedules, but will involve approximately three hours per week at the host site, plus monthly workshops from 10:00am – 12:00pm on Saturdays.
This program is on hiatus for 2017-2018.

Additional Information

We appreciate the support of our college and business partners who make it possible for these programs to take place in professional environments – so participants experience what it’s really like to work in a tech incubator, research lab, or robotics company.


Professionals, graduate and undergraduate students interested in becoming a mentor-scientist can send an email to


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