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To celebrate 100 years of the JAX Summer Student Program, we are compiling a history of SSP from the perspective of alumni! We want to hear all about what SSP meant to you and the impact of your experience.

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Register here for the 100th anniversary celebration in Bar Harbor (July 9-11)!

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We are so excited to celebrate 100 years of the JAX Summer Student Program in 2024! To commemorate a century of discoveries, we will be hosting on-site, virtual, and hybrid celebrations throughout the year. Programming in Bar Harbor will be from Tuesday, July 9th to Thursday, July 11th, 2024 and will include a Highseas Homecoming, a tour of the lab, a networking lunch, and more! Virtual programming will include digital networking opportunities, Forum for Discovery, and the 4th Annual Alumni Community Seminar.

To stay up to date with 100th anniversary programming and other engagement opportunities, please share your updated contact information.

Hotel Reservations for the SSP 100th Anniversary Celebration

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at Atlantic Oceanside in Bar Harbor for on-site celebrations on July 9th-11th, 2024. The reservation deadline is May 10, 2024. You can reserve via phone or online.

1 King or 2 Queen beds, patio/balcony, sleeper sofa, bay view
1 - 2 adults: $359
3 adults: $379
4 adults: $399

King bedroom suite – 1 King and 2 Queen beds, balcony, bay view
1 - 2 adults: $609
3 adults: $629
4 adults: $649

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JAX Mouseion

Visit JAX’s online archive Mouseion to find an abstract of Summer Student reports. If you would like access to the full report, please reach out to AG Barry, Assistant Director of Stewardship and Alumni Engagement.

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This page is your primary resource for all Summer Student Program alumni related activities and engagement opportunities. Check back regularly for updates and reach out to with any questions!