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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.

Programs Offered Through SUCCEED

Career Chats

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

October 23 - Dr. Ann Nalley

November 7 - Consider Graduate School Day 

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 Summer Mentor 

This is a paid opportunity for K-State undergraduate students to serve as mentors for the 2015 GROW and EXCITE Summer Workshops, being held June 3-5, 2015 at K-State in Manhattan. Mentors will be responsible for supervising groups of 8-12 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 serve as representatives of K-State, the KAWSE office, and STEM majors. 

*Do to a large volume of applications we are currently not accepting applications at this time. If more positions open up we will send out an email on our listserv.

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