Internships for Minorities Interested in Science Writing
The Minority Science Writers Internship grant, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), is intended to help students with an interest in science and technology to pursue their educational goals. The internship is open to any minority undergraduate with a serious interest in science writing. Preference will be given to those students pursuing a degree in journalism. Interested applicants must be enrolled in an academic program at the time they submit their application.
Deadline: 2018 online application period will be open from October 16, 2017, through February 1, 2018
SMASH, the signature education program of the Kapor Center, empowers dedicated students of color with an intensive science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, culturally relevant coursework, and access to resources and social capital that allow them to be successful in college and their careers.
During Hispanic Heritage Month, IBM is working with policymakers and education leaders to increase the number of Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools(P-TECH)in the United States. Currently, IBM hosts 220 P-TECH partners worldwide, and the company plans to expand the program to 150 schools in the US—half of the company’s total commitment of 300 by 2023.
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring recognize those who have made significant contributions to mentoring and thereby support the future productivity of the US science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce.