STEM Career Launch Program

STEM Career Launch Program


This initiative will help prepare students to compete for internship and micro-internship positions in the STEM fields while completing their undergraduate degrees.

What’s Involved

  • 5 in-person workshops during Community Hour (1:40pm – 2:55pm) where students will work on creating an application package to submit to desired internship/micro-internship programs, as well as skills needed to be competitive in obtaining such internships/micro-internships.
  • Active participation in Slack
  • Completion of application package for internship/micro-internship
     

Participant Compensation 

  • $300 to students who complete the fall workshop series and submit their application package
  • Lunch provided at each workshop

 

In Person Meetings

  • Monday, October 17th 
  • Wednesday, November 2nd  
  • Wednesday, November 16th
  • Wednesday, November 30th
  • Monday, December 12th

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Currently majoring in one of the five STEM undergraduate majors: Forensic Science, Cell & Molecular Biology, Toxicology, Computer Science and Information Security, or Applied Mathematics. 
  • Class standing of sophomore or higher
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Has successfully completed the following major courses: 

  Pre-Calculus (MAT 141) – All majors 
  General Chemistry (CHE 101/102 or 103 and CHE 104) - Forensic Science, Cell & Molecular Biology, and Toxicology majors
  Modern Biology (BIO 101/102 or 103 and BIO 104) - Forensic Science, Cell & Molecular Biology, and Toxicology majors
  Introduction to Computer Science (CSCI 271) - Computer Science and Information Security and Applied Mathematics majors

  • Has successfully completed/is currently enrolled in:

  Calculus (MAT 241 or MAT 151) – All Majors
  Organic Chemistry I (CHE 201) - Forensic Science, Cell & Molecular Biology, and Toxicology majors
  Object-Oriented Programming (CSCI 272) - Computer Science and Information Security and Applied Mathematics majors
  Computer Architecture (CSCI 274) - Computer Science and Information Security majors

Application
If interested, please complete the application linked here. The deadline to apply is October 5th.  Students accepted into the STEM Career Launch opportunity will be notified on October 13th. 

All students are eligible to apply regardless of financial aid or documentation status.