STEM-U-LINK™ is a career exploration fair for minority 8th - 12th grade students, but ALL are welcome to attend. It is an opportunity to meet college students currently enrolled in STEM-related degree programs, and professionals in the STEM field. We want you to "Define your roots and branch out to awesome careers".
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
What is the purpose of STEM-U-LINK?
NSBE's mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.
This event is important because it is designed to stimulate STEM interest that will fill the pipeline to produce more black engineers and STEM professionals. STEM-U-LINK™ is designed to link a student’s STEM interest and show the path to achieving their goal to become an engineer or STEM professional.
The STEM-U-LINK™ theme "Define your roots and branch out to awesome careers" is a power statement. We want to instill in our students that high school courses such as algebra, calculus, writing, etc are an integral part of becoming a STEM professional. Seeing each phase of the process of becoming a STEM professional and helping students believe they have what it takes to become one is the purpose of STEM-U-LINK™.
What should you expect at STEM-U-LINK?
The key objectives of this event are to:
Have fun and engage in hands-on activities
Expose students to minority STEM professionals & college students
Present a judgment-free environment to ask questions
Encourage students to consider majoring and working in a STEM field
Provide access to summer and school-year STEM programs