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Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering

Kansas State University
125 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

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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.

Upcoming Events & Opportunities

Summer Mentor Hiring

This is a paid opportunity for K-State undergraduate students to serve as mentors for the 2016 GROW and EXCITE Summer Workshops (June 7-10, 2016). Mentors will be responsible for supervising groups of 10-14 middle and high school students throughout the camp, including daytime activities, evening events, and overnight stay in the K-State residence halls. They will ensure the well-being and safety of participants, encourage student participation in activities, make sure students feel engaged and included in events, and swerve as representatives of K-State, the KAWSE office, and STEM majors. 

Dates of employment are June 7-10, 2016. Applications are available now and will be reviewed as they are received. Interviews will be held throughout the month of April. Review the position description below and apply today! 

Summer Mentor Position Description

Summer Mentor Application

Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Research Panel - April 7, 2016

Thursday, April 7

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Big XII Room, K-State Student Union

RSVP by March 31 

Looking to strengthen your resume? Need experience that will help you stand out from the crowd? Searching for opportunities that provide financial support? Did you know that participating in undergraduate research while earning your degree can not only bolster applications for future career and academic pursuits, but can also provide you with scholarships up to $1000? And the best part - it's available to you here at K-State!

Undergraduate research allows you to work closely with a faculty member to hone your research interests and make a contribution to the field. You can also then network with researchers at conferences to present your findings. Your hard work will help you stand out when searchign for a career or applying to graduate or professional school. 

Come learn more about the exciting opportunities that await you in undergraduate research at K-State! At this event, current undergraduate researchers from the College of Arts & Sciences will share their experiences & advice, and answer your questions in a Q&A session. This event is open to all K-State undergraduate students. Hosted by the College of Arts & Sciences and the K-State Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering. 

KAWSE Ambassadors

There is still time to get involved! Contact us at kawse@ksu.edu for more details!

Event Descriptions

Career Chats

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

Women in STEM Events

Come meet other female K-State STEM majors at our social and networking events! Be sure to check your K-State email for event announcements. 

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. Students interested in the mentor position should contact the Program Coordinator, Sara Heiman, at sjheiman@ksu.edu

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 contact the Program Coordinator, Sara Heiman, at sjheiman@ksu.edu