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.
- 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.
- 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