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STEM Core

About the Program

As of June 30, 2019, the STEM Core program has ended at Foothill College. For related opportunities, please contact the STEM Division or an academic counselor.

 

STEM Core is a learning community for students interested in pursuing a career in the science and tech industries. You'll take a three-quarter math sequence with embedded tutoring and have the opportunity to apply for paid engineering and computer science internships. 

 

SCHEDULE FOR 2018-2019

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Requirements

  • Interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Eligibility for Math 48A: PreCalculus I for Fall 2018

Benefits

Academic & Social Support

  • Guaranteed placement in STEM Core courses
  • Take classes with the same group of students 
  • Free textbook loans, calculators, and supplies 
  • Help crafting resumes and scholarship essays

Math Bridge to Calculus

  • STEM Core cohorts around the state pass classes at 20-30% higher
  • Embedded tutoring and math workshops
  • One instructor for all three quarters of pre-calculus

Internships and Field Trips

  • Compete for paid summer internships at Lockheed Martin, NASA Ames, Stanford Linear Accelerator and other  employers (many internships are exclusive to STEM Core participants)
  • Visit local engineering and computer science employers (Tesla, SAP)
  • Job shadowing opportunities at NASA Ames

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INTEREST FORM

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

Donna Miranda

Questions?
Please Contact Me!

STEM Core Coordinator Donna Miranda

650.949.7665


mirandadonna@foothill.edu


 

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