KAWSE
Kansas State University
125 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

 

785-532-6088
785-532-2627 fax
kawse@k-state.edu

SUCCEED

The SUCCEED program creates opportunities for women to flourish in science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM, fields. Undergraduate and graduate students can serve as mentors to middle and high school students, share in mentoring connections with alumnae, and network with faculty and other students in STEM.

Programs Offered Through SUCCEED

Career Chats

Gain career advice and mentoring from alumnae and women in industry through these informal seminars hosted each semester. 

Monday, April 14th, 12:30-1:30pm - Dr. Brenee King - Student Union 202

Dr. King received her Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She went on to attend the University of New Mexico and received her doctorate in the field of Biomedical Sciences. Throughout her career, Dr. King has been involved in student organizations and has maintained a passion for helping to increase diversity in education. Most recently, she has embarked on a new career avenue and has transitioned into the position of Project Coordinator for the Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KS-LSAMP). The goal of this program is to encourage and support historically underrepresented students to succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. 

Join us for an informal, lunch-hour chat with Dr. King. Feel free to bring your meal with you. Dr. King will discuss her unique career-path and will be available to answer questions. 

KAWSE Mentors

Paid opportunities to serve as a role model for women in STEM through mentoring middle and high school students at GROW and EXCITE pre-college outreach programs.

Summer Mentors

KAWSE is currently hiring mentors to work with our GROW and EXCITE summer workshops. As a member of the KAWSE summer staff, the mentor occupies a crucial role in enriching the experiences of middle-school and high-school workshop participants through role modeling appropriate behavior, mentoring prospective students, and supervising underage participants during activities and overnight stay in the residence halls.

Dates of employment: June 17-20, 2014.  

See full position description here.

 

Students interested in the mentor position should complete the online Mentor Application:

Mentor Application 

 
KAWSE Ambassadors

Volunteer leadership opportunities to host prospective K-State students, serve on student panels to share personal experiences at K-State, and represent KAWSE at open house and outreach events. Students interested in the ambassador position should complete the online Ambassador Application:

Ambassador Application