G/T Independent Research and Intern/Mentor Programs
The G/T Research Program includes two college-level courses, Independent Research and Intern/Mentor, in which students design an original research study or creative production in a self-selected area of interest. Student research or creative production focuses on contributing new knowledge to the field of study. See the G/T Independent Research and G/T Intern/Mentor Program Essential Curriculum for more details on the courses.
The G/T Resource Teacher facilitates classroom and internship experiences, focusing on advanced-level research methodologies, college-level writing,and oral presentation skills. Students in the Independent Research course receive professional feedback from project advisors, while Intern/Mentor students apply the knowledge and skills they have learned in an authentic, professional environment.
G/T Independent Research
Students interested in applying for the G/T Independent Research course should complete this application form. Applications must be completed by January 10. Please contact Mr. Matthew Stump at Matthew_Stump@hcpss.org with questions. Following the submission of the application, Mr. Stump will schedule individual interviews with applicants.
G/T Intern/Mentor Program
Mentors provide students with expert professional guidance in a particular field of study. The mentor helps the student identify an authentic problem and guides the student with the development of discipline-specific skills needed to conduct the research.
Students are expected to develop an advanced product for presentation to an appropriate audience. Mentors offer guidance in specific disciplines, such as: Applied Arts, Behavioral Sciences, Business, Clinical Medicine, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Languages, Law, Mass Communication, Performing Arts, Science Research, and Veterinary Medicine.
Students who wish to enroll in the G/T Intern/Mentor Program apply through the G/T Resource Teacher at their schools and must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Students interested in applying for the G/T Intern/Mentor course should complete this application form. Applications must be completed by January 7. Please contact Mr. Matthew Stump at Matthew_Stump@hcpss.org with questions. Following the submission of the application, Mr. Stump will schedule individual interviews with applicants.