Workshop Focuses on STEM Careers in Government and Non-Profits

Tue, 9 July, 2013 at 12:32 pm

Learn About Various Careers and Internship Opportunities

Cañada College and the United States Department of Agriculture Hispanic Serving Institutions National Program present the 2nd Annual STEM Professionals workshop on Wednesday, July 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Building 6, Room 101 on the Cañada College campus, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City.

Participants can learn about careers and internships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in government agencies and non-profits. Participants will also learn how STEM skills are applied by professionals.

Participating agencies and non-profits include:

  • Ag Innovations
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Resource Conservation District for Santa Cruz County
  • United States Department of Agriculture
Through workshops and hands-on activities, student will better understand the variety of career options in STEM fields within government agencies and non-profits. This will help students think more creatively about future career plans.

Additionally, the event will illustrate the type of careers available to majors in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Cyber Security, Environmental Science, Nutrition, Public Health, Forestry, etc.

Students can RSVP by contacting Rosalina Mira at Questions can be addressed to Juan Alvarez, USDA Regional Director, at (559) 278-8311 or at
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