Bellevue College STEM to Stern Program

STEM to Stern is a prestigious program that was started with funding from the National Science Foundation. It is a two-year-long cohort for high-potential students planning to major in fields related to Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math. The cohort is a supportive learning community and a powerful resource to help students succeed at Bellevue College and beyond.

We currently offer up to $12,000 in scholarship support to eligible STEM students at Bellevue College with financial need.  For detials, please visit http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/stemtostern/scholarships/, The STEM to Stern program is about the process of becoming a STEM professional. The classes help you build skills and connections that will enable you to succeed as a college-level STEM student and as a professional. Specifically, this program will help you:

Develop a network of contacts with STEM professionals and other STEM students.

Develop “STEM Smarts” techniques that can allow you to optimize your time, be successful in your math and science classes, and advance as a STEM professional.

Acquire and practice professional skills that will help you successfully compete for jobs, internships, scholarships, and other STEM opportunities.

Strategically plan your career path by reflecting on your interests and strengths, conducting research about STEM fields, and planning next steps.

Explore STEM opportunities and resources on campus, in the Puget Sound area, and across the country.

Program Contact Info
First Name: 
Teresa
Last Name: 
McClane-Jaswal
Title: 
Assistant Director, Center for Career Connections and the Women's Center
Location: 
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue, WA 98007
United States
Program Details
Year Established: 
2007
Program Focus: 
General Science
Program Focus: 
Technology
Program Focus: 
Engineering
Program Focus: 
Math
Program Focus: 
Computer Science
Girls served annually: 
12
Boys served annually: 
18
Does your program focus on serving youth with disabilities?: 
No
Organization Info
Organization Contact Info
Title: 
Program Manager, Science & Math Institute
Location: 
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
United States
Slug: 
bellevue-college-stem-to-stern-program
Available Resources/Activities
workshops/classes/training
teaching or tutoring
Collaboration Interests
working with similar organizations
working with K-12 schools
working with informal organizations
working with higher education
sharing resources
joint event planning
curriculum development
Needed Resources/Activities
volunteers
research
mentoring
job shadowing
internships
girls interested in STEM
funding/sponsorship
Populations Served
urban
unemployed
single parents
low income
high school
diversity focus
at-risk