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Work Based Learning

UTC STEM Scholars Program

June 15, 2017

There are not enough science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals to fill all the open positions.  So, the New York Academy of Sciences teamed up with United Technologies Corporation (UTC) to transform the lives of enterprising high-school-aged students by helping to open their eyes to exciting opportunities in STEM.  Each student receives customized, free one-on-one mentorship from a STEM professional, online coursework, and a global community of like-minded peers.


Deadline to apply is Thursday, June 15th. Below is a flyer for more information. If you have any questions, please contact:

June 17, 2017

Proposal Deadline: May 26th (Friday)


Date: June 17th (Saturday)   Time: 11:00AM-4:30PM


Place:  New York Public Library Bartos Forum, 475 5th Avenue @ 42nd St., New York


Register to attend as a guest/audience OR submit a project application individually or a team


The 9th Annual Emoti-Con takes place June 17th at Bartos Forum, New York Public Library. Emoti-Con is NYC's biggest showcase for young designers, makers, technologists, and tinkerers who believe in digital innovation as a tool for positive change in the world around them. Students in grades 6-12 or enrolled in a GED program are invited to sign up, either as individuals or teams. All students will present their work science-fair style and will engage with peers to forge new network connections and also receive feedback from industry professional judges who are leaders in various areas of the media and technology industry. Students can also elect to be part of the competition to earn digital badges and awards. The deadline to submit a project application is May 26, 2017.


Register via the event website.

See Exploring's Program calendar with details on their upcoming events for NYC NAF Academies students. Their Fall Calendar includes some new programs!

If you would like to have a representative from Exploring come to speak to you and your students about these opportunities in detail or have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to reach out to Samuel Bell, Exploring Executive at - Office (212) 651-2965

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