STEM Mentors needed

Posted by STEM City PHL on November 14, 2016

The City of Philadelphia, in partnership with Temple University’s College of Science and Technology is proud to present the 2016-2017 Greater Philadelphia Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. JSHS promotes and publicly recognizes middle and high school students for achievement in original research and experimentation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Why be a mentor?

  • Share your experience
  • Greater awareness of the needs of today’s students
  • 78% of students are more likely to volunteer are being mentored
  • 55% of students are more likely to go to college after being mentored
  • You can positively influence a student’s future in a STEM career!

Mentor Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Help students follow timeline and deadlines
  • Provide timely, quality, and appropriate feedback to support the development of the student’s research paper, abstract, or poster
  • Encourage students to become self-regulated learners

Mentor/Mentee Meet-Ups
(Times and locations TBD)

January 19 & 20 – Mentor/Mentee Meet-Up #1
January 23 & 24 – Mentor/Mentee Meet-Up #2
February 13 & 15 – Mentor/Mentee Meet-Up #3

If you have any additional questions or concerns, send us an email at or give us a call at (215) 683 – 2111.

Sign up to become a 2016-2017 JSHS Mentor

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