Are you headed for a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math? STEM to Stern is recruiting for the 23-24 academic year!
The STEM to Stern program is part of the RISE Learning Institute at Bellevue College. STEM to Stern is a 2-year-long cohort program that accelerates the growth of students in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The cohort is a supportive learning community and a powerful resource where you will learn skills and make connections that will help you succeed as a STEM student and STEM professional.
The classes help you build skills and connections that will enable you to succeed as a college-level STEM student and as a professional.
Specifically, this program will help you:
Sustain enthusiasm for STEM fields by connecting to STEM professionals and STEM alumni.
Develop “STEM Smarts” techniques, such as forming study groups that allow students to support one another and hone problem-solving skills that help you succeed in math and science courses.
Acquire and practice professional skills needed to successfully compete for jobs, internships, and scholarships.
Strategically plan your career paths after reflecting upon your interests and strengths and conducting hands-on research about STEM pathways and jobs.
Explore and connect to STEM opportunities on campus, in the Puget Sound area, and across the country.
2-credit course during fall, winter and spring terms
Wednesdays, 2:30-4:20 p.m.
Meet mentors and build a professional network
Examine STEM fields to see which match your interests, values and skills
Build a resume and learn interviewing skills
Identify and apply for internships and research experiences
Second-Year (aka STEM Squared):
1-credit course during fall, winter and spring terms
Wednesdays, 2:30-3:20 p.m.
Participate in team projects and learn project management techniques
Prepare for transfer to 4-year institution
Apply for NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates across the nation!
Be curious! Our STEM students join different clubs at Bellevue College to organize events and work on projects. Bellevue College is a member of the Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium, you can get funds for rocket parts through the Rocketry & Aerospace Club, a group of students who build and launch high-powered rockets. Or become a Space Grant Scholar.
Want to know more?
We host virtual information sessions along with the Welcome Center every other Thursday, 4:00-4:30 p.m.