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EMCC-STEM Undergraduate Research

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Company Name: 
Estrella Mountain Community College
Application Due Date: 
Sunday, June 3, 2018
$1,000 stipend
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Estrella Mountain, through the WASEO Research Grant,  is providing students the opportunity to serve as apprentice researchers collaborating in a faculty member's research project in a capacity that genuinely prepares them for further research involvement in STEM

We are looking for students who have a passion for the STEM field and who would love to get a head start on undergraduate research BEFORE they get to the university. 

This is a PAID opportunity where selected students will receive a $1,000 stipend. The required application must include a resume and cover letter. If you would like assistance with these documents, please visit or contact the Career and Transfer center at 623-935-8740 to schedule an appointment. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work directly with an EMCC faculty member to conduct research 
  • Collaborate with other STEM departments and students
  • Create a research report describing research activities and the importance of these activities in regard to your pursuit of STEM degree.
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Full-time student at MCCCD (enrolled in at least 12 credits).  All majors welcome and encouraged to apply
  • Have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA
  • Pursuing a degree in a STEM field with anticipation of transferring to a university 
  • Current member, or willing to join, the student STEAM club (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math);
  • Most importantly, interns must possess good interpersonal communication skills and a "team work" attitude