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Get Involved!

The North Star STEM Alliance offers opportunities and programs aimed at helping students just like you to succeed academically by inviting you to be a member of the North Star STEM community.

Ways to get involved:

The North Star STEM Alliance provides a variety of ways to engage students. We support students through preparation for research workshops, connections to undergraduate research opportunities, travel to scientific conferences, leadership within the alliance and academic support.

Annual Events:

  • Fall Kick-Off 
  • Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College
  • North Star STEM Alliance Research Symposium
  • North Star AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society)
  • National Society of Black Engineers NSBE
  • Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences MANRRS
  • Institution-specific gatherings
  • 4-year College visit for Transfer Students

Benefits of getting involved:

As an involved Fellow or Scholar you will receive:

  • Mentoring
  • Internship opportunities
  • Undergraduate research experience
  • Collaborative Community Activities
  • Industry connections
  • Stipends based on level of involvement
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Professional skill development
  • Social networking

Target audience: African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American students with U.S. citizenship or permanent residency pursuing baccalaureate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math.