Welcome to your one stop STEM career exploration. We believe there is a STEM career for everyone and want to help you in your search. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is a national, regional and local initiative emphasizing the need to increase global competitiveness in these areas. As a result, workplace opportunities are growing for students seeking occupations in the STEM fields.
See below for the various resources at AACC:
STEM Engaged Learning
Students, employers and faculty can engage in work-based learning and receive credit/non-credit and paid/unpaid experience.
Community service-based learning connecting academic courses and faculty-guided reflection with nonprofit community partners .
Inquiry-based learning alongside a faculty mentor or field practitioner.
Call 410-777-2859 or e-mail STEMengagedlearning@aacc.edu.
The STEM Transfer Student Success Initiative is an innovative multi-institutional collaboration funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support successful transition to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County by students from Anne Arundel Community College, The Community College of Baltimore County, Howard Community College and Montgomery College. The Initiative focuses on students who are pursuing fields of study in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
National Student Clearinghouse "Reverse Transfer" Project
Non-Academic Student Supports
Partnerships that Promote Success
Jobville - An App to Make Career Counseling More Like a Video Game
SACNAS Bridging the Gap: Working to Increase Transfer and Retention Between Community College Students and Four Year Institutions in STEM
Opportunity for STEM students at the sophomore level who have a 3.0 or higher GPA:
Here is another list of REUS which are not funded by NSF (private/other funding sources); this list is also created by UMBC. Look at http://umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/research/myMajorResearchOUE.html.
This is a link to an REU in Biology in New York City. This same site may also have some REUs in the physical sciences. Go to http://www.amnh.org/our-research/richard-gilder-graduate-school/academics-and-research/fellowship-and-grant-opportunities/undergraduate-fellowships/reu-biology-program.
The Seattle University Mathematics Early Research (SUMmER) program is an opportunity for students with diverse backgrounds to work collaboratively on projects at the frontiers of current mathematical knowledge. More information can be found at: http://www.seattleu.edu/scieng/math/reu/ Questions can be directed mathREU@seattleu.edu
UMBC: A final cohort of 9 T-SITE Scholars will be selected for fall 2015. Applications are also being accepted from transfer students for the Cyber Scholars program. T-SITE is a scholars program for transfer students majoring in engineering and computing. Cyber Scholars is a program for new, current and transfer students interested in cyber security and majoring in computer science, computer engineering, and information systems at UMBC. More information about both the T-SITE and Cyber Scholars programs and links to the applications for each program are available here: www.cwit.umbc.edu. The application deadline for both programs is March 15, 2015.
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