BmoreSTEM is Recruiting an AmeriCorp VISTA

Are you seeking engaging work where you can make a difference? Help Baltimore youth to pursue STEM careers and empower them to achieve a brighter future. Baltimore City is a vibrant urban setting which is STEM rich. BmoreSTEM is at the nexus of all of these opportunities. BmoreSTEM strives to improve STEM literacy, ensure a strong workforce and promote equity.

 

Join us to take advantage of this unique opportunity to:

  • Bring about positive change for Baltimore City youth
  • Influence BmoreSTEM’s strategic direction
  • Enhance your leadership and entrepreneurial capacity
  • Develop relationships across varied sectors

 

You will:

  • Research, synthesize, and disseminate best practices
  • Boost communication between BmoreSTEM and the community
  • Build structures and systems to increase efficiency and effectiveness
  • Collect and synthesize data to evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives

 

This opportunity is being offered through the AmeriCorp program and Maryland Out-of-School Time (MOST). For a year of full-time work, a VISTA earns a modest living allowance. Training is provided. AmeriCorp also provides an education award to VISTA who complete their year of service. Visit the MOST AmeriCorp VISTA Portal  to learn more and to apply.


Half of Eligible Schools in Baltimore Participated in Curriculum-Embedded STEM Experiences

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70 eligible schools, or 50% of all eligible schools, either applied for transportation funds or was connected  with the attraction through our program.

These schools took 101 field trips aligned to curriculum in STEM for grades 1-8.

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These trips provided amazing student learning experiences for nearly 4,000 Baltimore City students.

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Coverage Map for Baltimore City Curriculum-Embedded STEM Experiences

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BmoreSTEM is Accepting Applications for our Student Advisory Council

Do you want to represent young people in Baltimore and grow as a leader?

Apply to join the BmoreSTEM Student Advisory Council and work with industry professionals to help develop opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.

BmoreSTEM is a network of organizations and individuals committed to brightening Baltimore’s future by developing opportunities to equip students to join the science, technology, engineering, and math workforce and live as technically literate citizens.

We are now forming our first Student Advisory Council (SAC).  The SAC will contribute to BmoreSTEM workgroups by serving as a focus group and giving a voice to City School students. A BmoreSTEM SAC member can expect to attend periodic Council Meetings and some of the Workgroup meetings as needed. The BmoreSTEM SAC will consist of current Baltimore City Public School (City Schools) middle or high school students and City Schools graduates currently enrolled in a local college pursuing a STEM-based degree.

Please apply by November 30, 2019, if you are interested!