STEM U

Think Big: STEM U

This high-quality content, presented in partnership with United Technologies Corporation, is comprised of short videos for students and easy-to-follow course curricula for teachers to use in the classroom, to help facilitate the college entrance process and prep students for STEM careers.

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Think Big

Think Big: STEM Scholars

This all-virtual mentoring program, sponsored by United Technologies, is designed to inspire the next generation of STEM talent through mentorship, skill development and networking. The program pairs successful STEM professionals with high school students to work together through our virtual platform for one year.

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1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

The 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures Program pairs motivated, enthusiastic female mentors with smart, STEM-focused high school girls from around the world, to help them develop essential 21st century skills.

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The Junior Academy

The Junior Academy

The Junior Academy recruits STEM experts to coach teams of talented, highly motivated students as they compete in science & technology challenges sponsored by industry-leading companies. Students and mentors can participate from anywhere in the world, connecting with one another via Launchpad, our interactive challenge platform.

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Afterschool STEM Mentoring

Afterschool STEM Mentoring

The Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program recruits graduate students, postdocs, and STEM professionals to mentor one afternoon a week in underserved 4th through 8th grade afterschool classrooms at organizations like the YMCA and the Boys and Girls Clubs.

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Scientist-in-Residence participants

Scientist-in-Residence

The Scientist-in-Residence program matches scientists with New York City public school teachers to bring scientific inquiry to life in the classroom. Scientists from all disciplines are welcome to apply. We highly encourage scientists and STEM professionals with expertise in computer science, software engineering, and information technology to apply. The application is currently open and people can apply via this link.

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Family Science Nights

Family Science Nights

Family Science Nights offer an opportunity to share your enthusiasm for STEM with middle school students and their families by leading interactive, hands-on activities. We host 5 Family Science nights annually, one in each borough of New York City, and it only requires a few hours to participate.

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STEM Certification

STEM Certification

In today's global information- and technology-driven economy, successful individuals must be both STEM literate and equipped with 21st-century skills.  The STEM Certification Program addresses this need by reviewing and certifying materials aligned with our STEM Education Framework.

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Member-to-Member Mentoring

Member-to-Member Mentoring

Available exclusively to our Member community, Member-to-Member Mentoring is a self-directed mentoring program that matches early career scientists and engineers with experienced STEM professionals for advice and coaching.

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AmeriCorps VISTA

AmeriCorps VISTA

The Academy is a proud partner of AmeriCorps VISTA, (Volunteer in Service to America), a federal program whose members dedicate one year of service to organizations and public agencies that create programs to combat poverty and empower individuals and communities.

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