STEM Week

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Mission College, CA 95054

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Monday
Environmental Science, Research, Policy and Latinx Community

12:00 p.m. | GC 107 
“Amigos Unidos”, Environmental Scientists at work at Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL)
Come hear the stories of three (3) Latinx environmental scientists working at LLNL: Dr. Stephanie Diaz, Dr. Jessica Osuna, and Jhon Arbelaez-Novak. The Amigos Unidos group represents an Hispanic employee resource group at LLNL. Come learn and be inspired by their personal journey, their unique experiences, what informed or influenced their research and the perseverance to rise in the field of environmental studies at a National Lab.

Start Up 101
5:00-6:00 p.m. | SEC 107

Start Up 101 - Is there a secret sauce or super power you need to take an idea from conception to production? In this session you will learn from Hector Del Castillo who has worked at LLNL, JPL, Agilent Technologies, Consulted for international tech companies and now advises startups on how to scale rapidly and profitably. Beyond engineering, what skills have helped him succeed at each step of his career?

Tuesday

What Can I Do with an Engineering Degree?
12:30-1:45 p.m. | SEC 216

Recycled Art Contest
1:30-3:30 p.m. | Vargas Gallery

How Grand is Your Brand?
5:00-6:00 p.m. | SEC 107

How Grand is your Brand? - Quick name three adjectives someone would use to describe you! You have the course work, you developed your resume, you attend career fairs what other resource can you use to help you land the job of your dreams? How about your online presence (brand)!!! Yes, employers use Face Book, Linked In, Git Hub, and other social media sites to find talent when hiring. Attend this fun and interactive session to learn how to develop a personal brand that will clear the path for you when you are searching for an internship or full time position in our field.

Wednesday

Student Leadership in STEM
12:30-1:30 p.m. | GC 103

Student Leadership - Where can you sharpen your problem solving skills and develop the important soft skill of leadership? By joining a STEM based student organization / club you will have the opportunity to travel to conferences, attend regional and local training institutes and of course lead on campus activities while promoting STEM. Representatives from several STEM student organizations will be here to share their knowledge and experience. According to the latest STEM career surveys, hiring managers look for soft skills such as leadership when interviewing and hiring.

Undergraduate Research
5:00-6:00 p.m. | TAV 130

Undergraduate Research - Are you the type of person who wonders or needs to figure out the how or why of a problem? If so, come learn how to participate in an undergraduate research opportunity. A panel of current Mission College students will share their experiences working in a undergraduate research program at the Stanford Linear Accelerator, NASA Ames Research Center or the Department of Agriculture.

Thursday

Industrial Ecology
12:30-1:30 p.m. | TAV 130


Industrial Ecology - Do you worry about the environment? Do you ever wonder what you can do with your STEM, or even Non-STEM degree, that can positively change and affect the environment? Come hear from three experts who work in the filed speak of their careers, and the journey they took that has them heavily involved in this field.

What Can I Do with an Engineering Degree?
3:30-4:45 p.m. | SEC 207

What can I do with and Engineering Degree? - Explore the vast career pathways your STEM degree can lead you. You will solve difficult problems using the tools you develop in college. Learn how to leverage them whether you are a subject exert, a researcher, a systems analyst, a business developer, programmer or sales professional. Doors will open, prepare to walk in and take advantage of everything Engineering has to offer.

Movie Night-Wall-E
6:00-9:00 p.m. | GC 107

Movie Night - Come and enjoy a movie with popcorn, snacks, warm drinks and friends. A great way to reconnect, have some fun and reduce your stress as you prepare for the semesters final stretch.

Friday-Saturday

Hackathon: Mission Hacks 3.0
April 26, 1:00-7:00 p.m.
April 27, 9:00-7:00 p.m.

Hackathon - Build or join a team and compete in this fun 1.5 day challenge. All majors are welcome and each team will have an industry mentor to help you develop a winning project. Enhance your team working and communication skills. You and your teammates might win IPad.

Wednesday, 24 April, 2019

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Contact:

Julian Martinez

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