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Fine-Tuning Summer Research Programs to Promote Underrepresented Students’ Persistence in the STEM Pathway

Source: CBE-Life Sciences Education, 15(3), ar28.

Author(s): Ghee, M., Keels, M., Collins, D., Neal-Spence, C., & Baker, E.

Qualitative Investigation of the Influence of STEM Mentors on Youth With Disabilities

Source: Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 38(1), 25–38.

Author(s): Powers, L. E., Schmidt, J., Sowers, J.-A., & McCracken, K.

A Randomized Trial of a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Mentoring Program

Source: Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 40(4), 196–204.

Author(s): Sowers, J.-A., Powers, L., Schmidt, J., Keller, T. E., Turner, A., Salazar, A., & Swank, P. R.

How Many Hats Do You Wear: Building Research Capacity for STEM Faculty Development Workshop

Source2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition.

Author(s): Lee, D. M., Stefl, S. K., Linder, S., Lee, C. M., Jamil, F. M., & High, K. A

In Their Own Words: Raymond Johnson

Raymond Johnson, professor emeritus of mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, (PAESMEM 2012), shares his thoughts about mathematical achievement, mentoring and misconceptions about innate ability.

In Their Own Words: Solomon Bililign

Dr. Solomon Bililign, professor of physics, North Carolina A&T State University, (PAESMEM 2010), on how APS, the professional society for physicists, helps parents and students better understand career options for physics majors.

Getting the Most out of Your Mentoring Relationships: A Handbook for Women in STEM

Mentorship practice has been part of the human experience since the Golden Age of Greece. Engaging with a mentor as a way to learn and achieve one's full potential is an ancient and respected practice. Getting the Most out of your Mentoring Relationships overviews and gives perspectives on a variety of topics and  issues relating to being mentored in the diverse fields encompassed by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are laid out in an easy-to-scan format.

Ecological Society of America SEEDS program

SEEDS - Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability

SEEDS is the flagship education program of the Ecological Society of America. SEEDS received the PAESMEM award in 2006. Its mission is to diversify and advance the ecology profession through opportunities that stimulate and nurture the interest of underrepresented students to participate and lead in ecology.

Organizations Serving Diverse Communities

The American Institute of Biological Sciences has a compilation of organizations and programs serving diverse communities. Some of the contacts may be out of date but should be easily found online. 

Entry Point Internships for STEM Students with Disabilities

Entry Point is the signature program of the AAAS Project on Science, Technology, and Disability.  Entry Point identifies and recruits students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities studying in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business for outstanding internship and co-op opportunities.

Since 1996, AAAS and Entry Point has created partnerships with NASA, IBM, Merck, Dow Chemical, Lockheed Martin, Ball Aerospace, L’Oreal, as well as university based research programs seeking to diversify their pool of interns.