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May 19 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Experience a night at the museum at NYSCI with your friends and family! Middle school, high school and college students, AND their parents are invited to explore summer academic and internship opportunities in STEM, witness interactive science demonstrations, listen to music, explore the museum after dark, and enjoy a taste of Queens.

Date: May 19, 2017
Time: 5:30 – 9 pm
Cost: FREE


Doors will open at 5:30 pm. The STEM Career Expo is free and open to students ages 12 and older and their families. Be sure to RSVP and beat the line. Check out photos from last year’s STEM Career Expo.
Hear from guest speakers, NYSCI alumni and over 30 community partners and colleges who will inspire, give advice, and provide opportunities for youth.


Guest Speakers:

  • Simona Giunta – Cancer Research Associate, Rockefeller University & Founding President of Know Science
  • Hillary Green-Lerman – Principal Data Analyst, Knewton
  • Katie Hysenbegasi – Managing Director, Bank of NY Mellon
  • Hamid Lekic – Energy Project Engineer, Department of Citywide Administrative Services, Office of Clean Energy and Innovative Technologies
  • Nirupama Mallavarupu – Founder and CEO, MobileArq Academy
  • Susan M. Puglia – Retired Vice President, IBM
  • Renee Rickenbacker – Biochemistry Major, Pace University & Microbiology Lab Assistant, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Karin Rotem – SVP of Beverages Regional Development, PepsiCo
  • Vibha Rustagi – CEO at itaas, a Cognizant Company
  • Zeeshan Saroya – Chemical Engineer & Producer, MTV
  • Kyle Shadix – Executive Chef/Director Culinary, PepsiCo


NYSCI Alumni Panel:

  • Kimberly David – Strategy Director, Weber Shandwick
  • Nathalie Nieves – News Assistant, New York Times
  • Monica Saw Aung – Research Assistant, Brooklyn College
  • NYSCI Explainer Youth Panel
    – Naomi Ferguson
    – Jannat Hossain
    – Celina Munoz
    – Jennifer Ramdin
    – Maneesh Ramsamooj
    – Daria Shifrina
    – Samantha Wong


Participating organizations include:

All Star Code
American Museum of Natural History
Bank of NY Mellon
Con Edison
CUNY Queens College
Department of Environmental Conservation
Design Lab
Energy Tech High School
Explainer TV
Generation Code
Girl Scouts of Greater New York
Hunter College
Killer Snails
Know Science
MobileArq Academy
The Museum of Interesting Things
New York Botanical Garden
The New York Times
NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services
Per Scholas
Seeds Scholars
The SimpleBiologist
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
STEM from Dance
SUNY Maritime College
Wildlife Conservation Society-Queens Zoo
Young Women in Bio

… and more!

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