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GCC STEM Connect hosts STEM Resource Week | Sept. 19-23

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Virtual textbook with STEM icons.

STEM Resource Week

September 19 - 23

All students, Faculty, Staff and Community Members are welcome!

Sessions are virtual unless otherwise indicated.
 

 

 

 


 

Find the Student Resources You NEED Fast!

Monday, September 19, 3 p.m.

There’s a wide variety of campus resources available to help you be successful. But they can’t help you if you don’t know about and use them. Learn about campus resources and how to find what you need, when you need it. Don’t wait until you’re stressed - come learn about these resources ahead of time!

Join us here!

 

The Importance of Developing Communication Skills for STEM Students

Tuesday, September 20, 11:30 a.m.

STEM skills are valuable to your career but so are Communication skills. Increase your earning power and job opportunities by having both because in your career you’ll need to get along with others, work on teams, understand cultural differences in the workplace and yes, someday you might even want to give a presentation.

Join us here!

 

Opportunities for Biotech Students

Tuesday, September 20, 2:30 p.m.

In this 3-in-1 session, Biotech Students will learn about GCC Biotechnology opportunities including:

  • STEM Train Scholarship: This is a unique opportunity to do hands-on mentored lab research and receive up to $4,000/semester in funding while gaining lab experience

  • The GCC/ASU West Concurrent Enrollment Partnership: This pathway leads to the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS), Concentration in Cell and Molecular Biology Research. You can start on your Bachelor's while working on your associate degree. Dive into hands-on research sooner than with a traditional transfer program and complete more classes at the GCC rate.

  • Helios Scholars at TGen: A paid, eight-week summer internship program in biomedical research. Interns work full-time on a research project under the mentorship of a TGen scientist.

Join us here!

 

Financial Aid Workshop

Tuesday, September 20, 3 p.m.

In-person, B102

Attend a Financial Aid workshop to complete the FAFSA & Scholarships! 

Let the experts from the Financial Aid Office at GCC guide you through ways to pay for college.

RSVP Today!

 

Keeping Current in Scientific Research  

Wednesday, September 21, 10 a.m.

How do you make the most of your library research time - especially when you're researching in STEM and there are constant advancements in your field? Learn the scientific information resources available to you through the GCC Library, how to effectively search them and how to set up alerts regarding topics or journals of interest to you.

Join us here!

 

Recruiter Tips to Navigate LinkedIn

Wednesday, September 21, 11 a.m.

Creating your professional social media presence can help you connect and network with other professionals and peers within your work function or industry. Learn tips from a former recruiter on how to create your professional LinkedIn profile and navigate the site to maximize your networking potential for career opportunities.

This workshop will be held online through Cranium.

Register today!

 

Pizza with the President

Wednesday, September 21, 12 p.m.

Pizza with the President is geared toward bringing our college president and students together in an informal setting to foster real dialogue. Free pizza and open, honest conversations abound.

Join us in person in the Student Union (SU), room 104

 

Overcoming Obstacles with a Growth Mindset

Wednesday, September 21, 2 p.m.

Life throws a lot of obstacles our way and it is our mindset toward those challenges that determine the outcome. Our individual success and happiness are directly related to the ability to dispute irrational thoughts and self-sabotage during times of stress and anxiety. During this workshop, participants will be introduced to the concept of a growth mindset and be able to develop strategies that offer a positive outcome.  It is up to us to create the best possible plan to move forward and succeed academically, personally and professionally.

Join us here!

 

How to Write a Professional Email

Thursday, September 22, 10 a.m.

Let's be honest, at some point, you'll need to write a professional email to an employer to apply for a job or seek out experiential learning opportunities if you haven't already. Tune in to learn the proper way to script a professional email, including components and formatting tips that compose a great email!

This workshop will be held online through Cranium. Register today!

 

Find the Student Resources You NEED Fast!

Thursday, September 22, 11:30 a.m.

There’s a wide variety of campus resources available to help you be successful. But they can’t help you if you don’t know about and use them. Learn about campus resources and how to find what you need, when you need it. Don’t wait until you’re stressed - come learn about these resources ahead of time!

Join us here!

 

Reading for STEM Subjects

Thursday, September 22, 1 p.m.

Do you ever read something and then immediately forget what you just read? 

Learn what metacognition is and how to develop reading strategies that build your reading comprehension.

Join us here!