Steps 2 STEM

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The Steps 2 STEM Summer Research Internship is a 4-week research experience for students participating in the Pima County JTED's Bioscience and Health Science programs.

Interns participating in Steps 2 STEM go through two days of science literacy training. The following four weeks will be spent working with professionals in STEM-related fields across the University of Arizona. At the conclusion of the 4-week internship, interns present their experience at the Steps 2 STEM Research Exhibit.

Steps 2 STEM is a collaborative project with Nadja Anderson, PhD, Director of the BIOTECH Project at the University of Arizona.

Nadja Anderson, Ph.D.
Director, BIOTECH Program520-626-4664
Email: Dr. Anderson

2021 Program Dates

June 9, 2020 - July 9, 2021

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students participating in Pima County JTED’s Bioscience (Biotech) or Healthcare Foundations programs.
  • At least 16 years old by the start of the Program
  • Completion of both MCB 101 AND MCB 102 by the start of the program preferred

Steps 2 STEM Interns Will:

  • Work in real research labs across the University of Arizona campus
  • Develop science literacy skills
  • Develop Public Speaking Skills
  • Receive 3 units of MCB 103 credit
  • Receive University of Arizona Bloodborne Pathogens certification
  • Receive University of Arizona Lab and Chemical Safety Certification