Are you interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)?
San Diego Mesa College has a variety of student programs that are aimed in providing the resources, tools, and skills to help its students succeed in STEM disciplines. Our mission is to support and develop methods that will improve academic achievement and ensure students are supported throughout their academic journey in STEM related fields.
STEM @ Mesa
Newly launched in fall 2017 is STEM Core, a program designed to prepare students for degrees in STEM disciplines. The program focuses on building a course track that is designed with having math pre-requisites completed within a year. Students are eligible to apply for paid summer internships with different partners of STEM Core after program completion.Learn More About STEM Core
NOW OPEN! The STEM Center is located in the Learning Resource Center (LRC-115) and is open M-F 9am-5pm. Now available to students: calculator rentals, laptop checkout, access to STEM tutors, drop-in counseling, model/material checkout, lounge area, and much more!Visit the STEM Center
Launched in 2017 is the STEM Conexiones (STEM Connections) program that focuses on creating connections within the Mesa STEM community. Student, faculty, and pathway connections are pillars to the STEM Conexiones grant. Through this program students can apply for a STEM faculty-mentor that will mentor them over a semester, get access to STEM tutoring, and have priority to a designated STEM counselor.Learn More About STEM Conexiones
Innovation Research Lab
The Innovation Research Lab aims to empower our diverse student population to obtain their academic goals by providing educational access, support, inclusion, and lifelong learning opportunities at San Diego Mesa College. As a community college research center, we promote student success by linking faculty with student mentees to develop exciting research ideas, encourage scholarship, and nurture scientific identity.Learn More About IRL
STEM Teacher Education
There is a shortage in California schools for math and science teachers. If you are interested in teaching math or science, submit an application for the STEM Teacher Ed 2020-2021 Program. As a STEM Teacher Ed student, you can complete your Teacher Education courses with a focus on STEM so you can transfer and earn your degree and teaching credential. You will also receive incentives such as a SurfacePro laptop on loan and complimentary WebAssign Math access codes for your math classes.Learn More About STEM Teacher Ed
STEM Peer Mentors
The San Diego Mesa College STEM Peer Mentoring program is aimed to help students develop and support STEM related studying and time management skills, while promoting collaborative peer mentoring related to STEM discipline and career.Learn More About STEM Peer Mentors
STEM Clubs focus on bringing students of similar majors and areas of interest together in order to build larger networks, collaborate and help each other with difficult subjects. STEM Clubs provide students with resources so they can succeed both educationally and professionally.Learn More About STEM Clubs
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