STEM Options for UofM Students

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There are many opportunities for STEM 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 Career Services

College of Arts and Science and UofM Scholarships

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

College of Arts & Sciences Scholarships

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 Internships.

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 Tiger Learning Communities

Study Abroad

The UofM has excellent opportunities for students to study abroad (and some scholarships are available.) For more information visit Study 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:
UofM Student and Alumni Login Page: TigerLink
Employer Login Page: TigerLink


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 Tennessee Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (TLSAMP).


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 TRIO. Please visit their website for specific details and opportunities to connect with retention counselors for this program.

For more information visit TRIOs


Click here for more information on ESP Tutoring.

Women in STEM

Engineering Degrees & Careers | How to Become an Engineer

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

Women in Stem | Affordable Colleges Online

Despite an increase in awareness regarding gender inequity, women are still underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. Affordable Online Colleges

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