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STEM TRIO is still enrolling students for support for this academic year, please click here to learn more.

PAID Math Tutors for K-12 Needed! 

Attention STEM Majors:
The West TN STEM Hub is currently seeking 2-3 undergraduate STEM majors to serve as math tutors for local K-12 students. Tutors selected for this program will be assigned to a local elementary, middle, or high school and will serve as a math tutor up to 15 hours per week (this is flexible based upon schedule).

You must have submitted the FAFSA and be eligible for Federal Work Study in order to be selected for one of these tutoring positions.

Who is Eligible? Students that completed the FAFSA and are eligible for Federal Work Study (FWS).

How to apply? Email Dr. Stephanie Ivey ( if you are interested in being considered for a West TN STEM Hub K-12 math tutor position.

For more information about the West TN STEM Hub, click here!

Civil Engineer Job Position!!

MidSouth Utility Consultants, LLC provides a dynamic work environment with the opportunity and responsibility to impact hundreds of thousands of people every day through comprehensive planning, design, testing, and construction contract administration services to rural electric cooperatives, municipal electric power systems, and large industries who have their own high voltage facilities.

Candidates must be completing/have completed a 4 year civil engineering program by May 2015 with the understanding that rewards are the result of purposeful, hard work. Here you can find more information about this position.

SSP Opportunities!!

The Student Success Programs (SSP) have various positions which will be responsible for coordinating different projects. These projects' components include but not be limited to; job shadowing, research and internship opportunities, speaker series, faculty/business mentors; industry visits; themed workshops, summer bridge activities, etc. Learn more information about this program through SSP Brochure and Position Description

2014-15 2nd Semester Internship Program!!!

i-SERV is a nonprofit (501c3) tutoring program that works alongside intervention teachers in math lab classes at White Station Middle School.  We assist teachers by working with students, who have tested below proficient on the TCAP, in small group stations.

Program Goals:

  • to boost our students’ confidence in math
  • to work to develop relationships with our students
  • to assist teachers in preparing station activities
  • to raise our students’ test scores
  • to provide one day per week, small group skill stations

Internship time requirements:

  • Every Wednesday: mid January-early May, 7:15-2:15
  • 1-2 group planning session each week according to intern’s schedules
  • Additional hours can be earned through lunch time tutoring sessions one on one with students if needed

Internship Program Benefits:

  • work in a Title I School alongside some of the best teachers in Memphis
  • learn valuable training in classroom management
  • participate in the development of a nonprofit program
  • work in small group settings with students, allowing you to make a personal impact

Apply to the Internship Program:

  • contact Lora Lyons for more information

  • visit for more information on our program

2015-2016 JLM Voluntarism Scholarship Award!!

The Junior League of Memphis has announced they are seeking qualified applicants to compete for their first annual Scholarship Awards for the 2015-2016 academic year. Up to $10,000 in scholarships will be awarded to deserving female students who are striving to purse a degree at a local 4-year college. Applicants must exhibit leadership qualities and have a strong volunteer history.

Visit the link here to read more information from the Junior League about procedures, eligibility requirements, and the application for this scholarship.

Engineering Career Webinars!!!!!

Anthony Fasano is a very dynamic and motivational presenter and touches upon a lot of good ideas for developing one's engineering career. If you want to know more how to engineer your success and build a winning resume click here!

Information Sessions on USDA Career!!

Several sessions will be offered in March and April (For dates, click or copy registration link). 
Sessions will be held: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)
Please register here!
All informational sessions will be recorded and captioned.

Topics covered will be:
• An Overview of USDA,
• An Introduction to USDA Careers,
• Basic Qualifications and Application Process by Program Type, and
• Available Opportunities in Our Mission Areas.

Who should attend? (Target audience)
• Recent Graduates and Students who are U.S. Citizens or U.S. Residents , and
• Faculty and Career Services Staff.

Requirements to participate in the webinar:
• Internet accessibility and
• Access to a computer with speakers.

Open to All Majors:
Agribusiness and Industry(Agricultural Business, Economics, Agricultural Management, International Trade and Economics, Finance);IT/Computer & Science (Agronomy, Animal Science, Food Science/Public Health, Forestry, Mathematics, Statistics, Biologic, Environment, Nutrition, Plant Pathology, Soil Science and Conservation, Veterinary, Wild Life Biology); and Management (Accounting, Procurement, Human Resources, Communications, Public Affairs).

Also you can find more information here!

Online registration procedures:

• Complete registration.

• Be sure to choose the date you would like to register for the webinar.

• After successfully completing your registration, you will be prompted to the confirmation page. Print and keep a copy of the confirmation page for your records. The page will have the link to log in into the webinar session.

• Follow the instructions provided to you in the confirmation page when you log in into the webinar.

Sponsored by:
Students Employment Opportunities

Diversity, Recruitment, and Work/Life Division

Office of Human Resources Management

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration

Mission Areas Student Employment Programs and Human Resources Divisions


MemphiSTEM Links

Herff College of Engineering (HCOE)
HCOE Multimedia
S-STEM Grant
TRio STEM Project

MemphiSTEM Spotlight


"Being involved with MemphiSTEM has been a wonderful experience for me. It has helped me forge relationships with professors and other students that have been invaluable to me. MemphiSTEM has helped me become more prepared for a job after I graduate by allowing me to have a leadership position and work with teams. I can't believe how lucky I am to have been able to be involved with MemphiSTEM." - Lorrie

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