Explore STEM Philly

EXPLORE STEM PHILLY

The goal of Explore STEM Philly is to increase student interest and success in STEM, and demonstrate that they can have a future in those fields. With the help of volunteers and partner organizations, Explore STEM Philly provides both “in classroom” and “real world” opportunities to enhance existing STEM curriculum.

career guides AND subject guides

Volunteers from STEM professions visit classrooms as STEM Career Guides, discuss their career paths, and relate their work to STEM curriculum. In the real world, partner organizations often host field trips so that students can explore and visualize potential STEM work envirionments. These excursions inspire young people to see the rewards of pursuing a future in STEM.

Volunteers may also participate in more one-on-one settings, and tutor students as STEM Subject Guides. 

REQUESTS AND VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

  • Do to the high level of interest, we are no longer taking requests for Career Guides. To add you name to a waiting list, go HERE.
  • To volunteer as a Career Guide, go HERE.
  • To volunteer as a Subject Guide, email Nancy Peter.

VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPH HIGHLIGHTS

Engineering Your Future
PECO

STEM Day at Fox Chase
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center

A Tour of University City Science Center
University City Science Center, NextFab Studio

Engineering Citizens Bank Park
Pennoni Engineering, Drexel University, Ewing Cole, Engineers Club of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Phillies 

Visiting Students Day
GlaxoSmithKline

Water Works Interpretive Center 
Pennoni Associates 

Union Packaging

United Bank of Philadelphia