News & Events

New Research Internship in Environmental Sciences

The North Star STEM Alliance is offering an undergraduate research opportunity in summer 2014 in collaboration with the St. Croix Watershed Research Station.  

MHTA Spring Conference


One of the North Star STEM Alliance's community partners, the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) will be holding their annual Spring Conference May 6, 2014 at the Minneapolis Convention Center (1301 2nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403)

University of Iowa Summer Research Opportunity in Renewable Energy


Iowa NSF EPSCoR ( is a 5-year, 20 million dollar grant that involves a partnership between Iowa State University, the University of Northern Iowa, and the University of Iowa in research about renewable energy (wind and biofuels), energy efficiency, and energy policy. In addition to the research goals, the EPSCoR grant seeks to increase the number and diversity of students who choose careers in STEM. To that end, EPSCoR is supporting paid summer research internships for qualified students.

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Peer Mentors

Want to be a North Star Peer Mentor next year? Now recruiting for 2014-2015 Peer Mentor Positions

Peer mentors play an essential role in the North Star STEM Alliance by supporting STEM students through preparation for research workshops, connections to undergraduate research opportunities, academic support, professional development, networking, community building and leadership within the alliance.