STEM Newsletter

Our STEM focused newsletter highlighting the various opportunities and events that are hosted at the university. 

February News and Updates

 

STEM Grant Funding Acquired: 

A lot of exciting things are happening for STEM students. We celebrate the NSF awarding Southern Connecticut State University with 3.2 million dollars in grant funding. Helping to fund students and faculty with various projects, research, and scholarships, Congratulations!

Full article: Southern Celebrates $3.2 Million NSF Grant to Supercharge STEM Diversity - News at Southern (southernct.edu)

STEM Opportunities and Job Listings:

Are you looking for internships and job opportunities in STEM?

Check out our listing here, it updates every two weeks with new and exciting opportunities for all STEM students. We also provide individualized support for internship/job seekers – fill-out your information into our portal.

Portal and opportunities list: Internships And Job Opportunities Listing

 

Febuary 15 Deadline is Approaching for the following Opertunities!

Industry Academic Fellowship Program:

Apply by February 15 for the Werth IAF program, offering undergraduates and graduates 8-week research opportunities focusing on sustainability challenges using nano and quantum technologies. Fellows collaborate with educators and industry professionals, with optional part-time work during semesters. Weekly business workshops cover key topics like intellectual property and marketing, providing a holistic view of industry research. Apply Here

BioPath Research Fellowship:

Don't miss out on the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, a transformative opportunity for students to develop technical, soft skills, and content knowledge beyond the classroom, preparing them for internships and future employment. This competitive program offers 8 students an 8-week summer research experience, a crucial aspect of undergraduate education, particularly in STEM fields. Research fellows will work closely with faculty mentors at SCSU. Apply now before the February 15 Deadline! https://biopath.southernct.edu/research-experiences/

SCSU Foundation Scholarships:

Exciting news! The SCSU Foundation offers over 300 scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students. To potentially qualify, apply at https://inside.southernct.edu/foundation-scholarships. Eligibility requires attendance in Fall 2023 and Spring 2024, with plans for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 enrollment, along with a minimum GPA of 2.0 for undergraduates or completion of 12 SCSU credits and nine credits for graduate students by Fall 2023. Act fast—the application period closes on February 15, 2024. Apply today for this fantastic opportunity!

 

Upcoming Events:

Meet And Greet: Learn to Intern

Landing an internship in STEM can be challenging. Have a delicious lunch and listen to a panel of present and past students who have been there. Hear their stories of how they landed their internships/jobs and how our team at the Innovation Hub can help you. Learn about the services we offer to STEM students to help them attain the access, skills, and experience to get STEM internships and job opportunities. 

Date: March 5th, 2024

Time: 11am-1pm

Location: Adanti Student Center 201

Click on Link to RSVP:

https://forms.gle/JMWG5uzv15NCfTfEA