STEM Options for UofM Students 

There are many opportunities for students. These include camps to prepare for math courses. internships, clubs, scholarships and more!

Career Services and Career Fairs

Career Services offers a variety of helpful activities for UofM students to prepare for a successful career. Careers Fairs are offered twice a year at the UofM through Career Services in September and March. Internships, jobs, and career related information for a variety of fields are offered.

In addition, Career Services offers services in resume building, interview skills, writing cover letters and how to dress for success. Be sure to utilize the many opportunities they offer. For more information please visit http://www.memphis.edu/careerservices/

CRISTAL Math Bootcamp

(formerly known as the MemphiSTEM Bootcamp)

This was a five-year NSF-funded project which involved STEM disciplines across campus. Through STEM clubs and networking activities, support for undergraduate STEM research experiences, mentoring, tutoring, and STEM learning communities, MemphiSTEM worked to increase the number of STEM graduates at the university. In addition, MemphiSTEM supported a one-week refresher seminar (Math Bootcamp) made available to incoming freshman and other UofM students to boost math skills, demonstrate links between math, science and engineering and broaden the knowledge of career opportunities in STEM fields. MemphiSTEM came to a close in 2015 but the legacy of this grant lives on. CRISTAL now sponsors the Math BootCamp; and we are looking forward to Math Bootcamp 2017. For more information on MemphiSTEM's influence on the UofM campus please visit http://www.memphis.edu/memphistem/

College of Arts and Science and U of M Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships available to students. Check out the link below.

http://www.memphis.edu/cas/scholarships/index.php

CAS offers travel enrichment funds for students. This is a valuable resource. Please see the link below for the application, deadline and eligibility requirements. There is an application link for both students and faculty.

Internship Opportunities

Did you know that our University is ranked in the top 10 nationally for having the most successful internship programs for students. We made that distinguished list according to the "Short List," published by U.S. News and World Report. Take advantage of what the UofM can do for you, by visiting memphis.edu/internships/.

S-STEM Scholarships

This NSF-funded program awards scholarships to economically disadvantaged students in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Math, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geological Sciences, and Physics. The primary goal of the S-STEM program is to supplement existing resources within the UofM to facilitate a unified system of support for financially disadvantaged, upper-division undergraduate STEM students with academic potential. Our S-STEM program provides a focused, integrative experience for scholarships students by emphasizing career and personal counseling, tutoring, mentoring, career development, opportunities for summer research or application-oriented experiences, student collaboration, as well as other academic and personal advantages gained by being fully engaged in the University community.

For more information visit memphis.edu/sstem.

STEM Learning Communities

These are learning communities that use a cluster of courses to connect different disciplines to a common theme. Communities include:

Entry to Engineering—for students interested in a career in engineering or a related area of science or technology
Honors STEM—for honors students in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
Women in Engineering Living/Learning Community—for female students interested in pursuing engineering careers

For more information visit http://www.memphis.edu/freshconnections/

Student STEM Clubs

There is a range of STEM Clubs for students at the university. The link below provides information on these clubs. The MemphiSTEM site (listed above) also provides a calendar of club activities.

Please click here for a listing of 2017 STEM clubs and contact information.

Study Abroad

The UofM has excellent opportunities for students to study abroad (and some scholarships are available.)

For more information visit http://www.memphis.edu/abroad/

Tiger Link

The TigerLink system provides current students and graduates of the University with access to job and internship listings, career fair information, on-campus interview schedules, resume and cover letter examples, online practice interviews, and the ability to schedule career advising appointments through an online calendar system. Students will be able to access the system with the same user name and password used for other University resources such as MyMemphis. Graduates of the University may create a TigerLink account by contacting the Career Services office at careerservices@memphis.edu.

To access these services, use the following links:

U of M Student and Alumni Login Page: http://www.memphis.edu/careerservices/students-alumni/tigerlink.php

Employer Login Page: http://www.memphis.edu/careerservices/employers/tigerlink.php

TLSAMP

The UofM is a partner in the Tennessee Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (TLSAMP) whose goal is to increase the number of underrepresented students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at UofM by at least 100% within a five-year period. This partnership provides mentors, tutors, supplemental instruction, and a summer bridge program. TSLAMP also serves as resource for undergraduate research opportunities and sponsors an annual student research symposium where students can present their research to faculty, the community and their peers. For more information visit memphis.edu/tlsamp/.

TRIO STEM

Applications for the Trio STEM funding can be found on the website below.

In September 2010, the University of Memphis was awarded a second TRIO Program specifically for 120 eligible students who are enrolled in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) majors at the UofM. Students must meet the eligibility requirements to become TRIO STEM Participants. The program is very competitive with a limited number of openings each year to maintain 120 participants. The STEM Program is housed in 405 Mitchell Hall. Mr. Melvin Harding (mharding@memphis.edu) is the director for the Student Success Program. Please visit their website for specific details and opportunities to connect with retention counselors for this program.

For more information visit http://www.memphis.edu/ssp/

tutoring

Click here for more information on ESP Tutoring.

Women in STEM


Engineering Degrees & Careers | How to Become an Engineer

www.learnhowtobecome.org
Civil Engineer. This broad subsection of engineering allows professionals to design, develop and build a wide variety of products, including engines, machines and tools.

Women in Stem | Affordable Colleges Online

www.affordablecollegesonline.org
Despite an increase in awareness regarding gender inequity, women are still underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.

www.moneygeek.com

Leaders, colleges, and organizations are all working to even things out for women in STEM. Get resources and info on how women can find success in STEM fields.