STEM Career and College Information Selected Resources
- NSHSS Foundation/Captain Planet Foundation Earth Day 2013 Competition
Learn about the guidelines, submission details, and deadline for the NSHSS Foundation Earth Day 2013 Competition.
- Job Search for Engineers
This site provides links to job databases, salary information, career outlook, and companies employing engineers.
- Mathematical Sciences Career Information
This site provides information about non-academic careers in math, such as in government, industry, business, and finance. Also links to career profiles, mentoring program, and career planning resources.
This site allows for a search of job openings in the fields of biotechnology, medicine, and science. It also includes lists of books, articles, and salary information.
- Science's Next Wave
This site, from the American Academy for the Advancement of Science, is an electronic network for the next generation of scientists. This site contains a series of forums on science careers, alternative careers, career trends in science, and career planning and mentoring for beginning scientists and engineers.
- Pre-engineering summer camps
Engineering Education Service Center provides a directory. The camp directory lists some of the summer camps for high school students in science, mathematics, and engineering throughout the United States that are and were previously offered. The directory lists camps that have been hosted by Universities and research centers.
Selected Sites for College Scholarship and Student Financial Aid Information
- College Planning Network
This site provides students, families, and educational professionals with information on college selection, admission, financial aid, and scholarships. Within this site are links to other sites of potential interest.
- FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page
This page, sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), states it "provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid."
- Gates Millenium Scholars
- Goddard Space Flight Center's Student Programs
GSFC offers summer employment experiences for high school students.
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- Intel Scholarships and Fellowships
The Intel Foundation sponsors 2 undergraduate scholarship programs: the Minority Engineering Scholarship Program and the Women in Science and Engineering Scholarships. Intel also provides scholarship recipients with summer internships and mentors and also offers graduate fellowship programs.
- SMART - The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation
The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support the education and recruitment of undergraduate and graduate students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. This program is used to recruit and to retain civilian scientists and engineers to work at DoD agencies and laboratories.
- Scholarships for Women
- Scholarships through the Young Women in Public Affairs Program