Along with our flagship Summer Student Program, JAX offers opportunities for student academic year research, teacher professional development, science fairs and more.

Explore our Online Teaching and Learning Resources portal that includes STEM resources for high school teachers and their students in grades 8-12.

Our programs

Student presenting research data

Academic Year Fellowships

A limited number of academic year research opportunities are available at the Maine and Connecticut campuses. Interested students may apply online.

Learn more

JAX College Scholarship Program

A $10,000 college scholarship for graduating high school seniors in CT, ME, or Sacramento County, CA.

Learn more

Maine State Science Fair

A science and engineering competition for Maine public, private and home schooled high school students, awarding college scholarships and STEM experiences.

Learn more

Open Houses

Learn about our in-person and on-demand virtual open house options, which provide students an opportunity to learn about JAX research and careers.

Learn more

Summer Student Program

A ten-week summer research fellowship for high school seniors and undergraduate students in mammalian genetics and genomics in a JAX faculty research lab.

Learn more

Teaching the Genome Generation™

High school teacher professional development and academic year support of innovative lessons in genetics, genomics, and personalized medicine.

Learn more

Our Campuses

Bar Harbor, Maine

Farmington, Connecticut

Latest news