STEM Nights are a series of evening events that feature talks and informal networking with STEM professionals who are invited to NYSCI to share their work and career journeys with the Explainers in our Science Career Ladder program and other high school and college students across the city. STEM Nights include an open, exploratory session wherein participants engage in hands-on activities related to the field of focus, a panel discussion by professionals in the field, followed by questions from the audience, and then a networking session. Free for high school and college students.
Upcoming Event Dates/Times:
Friday, May 19; 5:30 – 9 pm
April 7, 2017
High school and college students explored educational and career opportunities in conservation, energy and environmental science.
March 3, 2017
High school and college students join NYSCI to explore the many ways women are taking important roles in shaping our future.
February 3, 2017
Students explore how design and engineering intersect and see how many educational and career opportunities there are in these fields.
December 9, 2016
An evening of fun as we use social and digital media as a tool to engage STEM through awesome science activities, while networking with scientists and STEM organizations!
October 28, 2016
HS & college students engage in hands-on activities, hear from experts in technology through a panel discussion, and network with STEM professionals.
September 29, 2016
High school and college students learned about the wide range of career opportunities available in the maker world.
May 13, 2016
Designed for high school and college students, the STEM Career Expo highlights organizations, colleges, universities, professionals and companies involved in science, technology, engineering and math. More than 30 STEM-related organizations participated in this event, offering valuable insight and advice to students who attended.
April 8, 2016
A free evening event for high school and college students to learn about career opportunities available in energy, engineering and environmental science fields.
February 26, 2016
A special evening event for high school and college students to learn about a wide range of career opportunities available in the engineering field. This free event allowed students to engage in hands-on activities, hear from experts in the field through a panel discussion, and network with engineering professionals.
December 11, 2015
Attendees at STEM Night: Careers in Computer Science learned about the wide range of career opportunities available. They met with Computer Science experts in the field through a panel discussion, and network with computer science professionals.
September 23, 2015
This special evening event participants learned about the wide range of career opportunities available in the maker community and in STEM fields. The evening consisted of a mini career fair, activity session, panel discussion, Q&A session, and networking opportunities.
June 12, 2015
Attendees at STEM Night: Careers in Chemistry learned about the wide range of career opportunities available in the field of chemistry. They met with chemistry professionals ranging from forensic scientists to chemical engineers. The evening began with hands-on activities and included a panel discussion with professionals in the field. The evening concluded with light refreshments and an opportunity to network with chemistry professionals.
May 22, 2015
This evening featured a moderated panel and informal networking session with industry experts from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) who shared their work and career journeys. Founded in 1946, the Office of Naval Research has been a pioneer in the public support of science and technology research that benefits both the naval services and the nation. Attendees saw examples of the incredible work of the U.S. Navy, including the Flimmer, a robot that has successfully been launched from a plane at 1,000 feet, splashed down on the water’s surface, then dove underwater reaching speeds of 11 miles per hour.
April 16, 2015
Careers in Energy featured a moderated panel of industry experts from ConEdison who shared their work and career journeys. A question and answer session followed the discussion, as well as an informal networking session where students had the opportunity to meet ConEdison employees and learn more about diverse careers in energy first-hand.
Presented by Con Edison.
The STEM Night series is a program of NYSCI’s Alan J. Friedman Center for the Development of Young Scientists.