STEM Mentoring and Education Programs
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.
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.
Sponsored by United Technologies, this exciting initiative engages students, teachers, and STEM professionals to identify and inspire the next generation of STEM talent. The program offers free educational resources, one-to-one mentorship, online courses, and the opportunity to compete in scientific & engineering challenges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The New York Academy Sciences’ Annual Global STEM Alliance (GSA) Summit, is a two-day event dedicated to building a global community of STEM leaders. The event brings together students and mentors from the GSA programs from countries across the globe.
July 25th to July 27th, 2018