About the Center of Excellence for Science
This Center of Excellence (COE) is a cooperative effort based on community outreach, business and workforce partnerships, university transfer, college prep, and teacher professional development programs. Our center is a response to workforce needs for trained workers for high paying careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
STEM Academic Departments and Concentrations
Health Sciences Mathematics
Applied Electrical and Mechanical Technology Business Information Solutions
Aircraft, Construction & Manufacturing Natural Sciences
Scholarships & Career Development
- Special Projects Club is seeking new members to join their organization to assist in building, Tiger 1, an electric car project. The club is seeking students with skills in engineering, mechanics, and data analysis. They are also seeking assistance with public relations, management, fundraising and networking.
- Student Engagement Grant is offered to students who are interested in joining the Centers of Excellence in their efforts to expanding STEM college and career awareness.
- S.M.A.R.T. Scholarship for Service Program recipients will receive full tuition and fees, a $25,000 stipend, research internships, mentoring and potential employment.
- Scholarship Workshop is hosted to teach students how to find and submit competitive applications. Presented by the college's Institutional Advancement and Financial Literacy
- AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows student-scientists and their host-journalists strive to make science news easy for the public to understand. 10 weeks, $5000.
- Fastweb: High seniors and current college students
- Saturday Robotics (2016-2017). This activity is designed for 4th-8th grade students to explore robotic design, construction and programming using Lego EV3 robots.
- GreenEnergy and Engineering Day (Feb 24,2017). The Centers host engaging STEM activities for fifth through twelfth grade students.
- Science and Math Summer Academy (July 10-27, 2017). SAMSA offers 11-15 year old students the opportunity to see math and science in action.
- Women Breaking Through (Saturday, Oct 8, 2016). WBT is an annual conference for teenage girls who are interested in pursuing academic and professional careers in STEM. REGISTER HERE
- CORE 4 STEM Family Day (Nov 5, 2016). The event is coordinated to inspire 6-9 grade students and their families pursue STEM degrees and careers.
- STEM Symposium (Dec 1, 2017). This symposium is a single element in establishing a robust, sustainable framework for communicating the needs and interests of the greater San Antonio area.
Research Internship Opportunities
Please click on the links below to learn the latest developments for each of these opportunities.
- Campus to Careers - The National Council for Science and the Environment Clearinghouse enables students to search for environmental internships.