Center for K-12 STEM Education at the NYU School of Engineering

The Center for K-12 STEM Education at the NYU School of Engineering has many exciting paid internship opportunities available for summer 2015. We are seeking talented students who are passionate about inspiring young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and dedicated to help prepare them to pursue STEM studies. The Center’s summer programs serve hundreds of middle and high school students, complementing our work during the academic year with schools and teachers in classrooms and after-school programs.

Summer 2015 positions will be full-time, with assignments (depending on program) running between 6 and 9 weeks. We anticipate positions in programs such as Science of Smart CitiesComputer Science for Cyber Security, and Applied Research Innovations in Science and Engineering. Successful applicants will receive training in curricula as well as instructional practices. 

The Center’s programs are hands-on, and seek to engage young people in STEM disciplines by emphasizing the ways in which the fundamentals of science, technology and engineering are applied to solve real-world problems and to discover new knowledge through research. In our programs, we primarily use materials and gear you would find in a lab environment such as microcontrollers, circuit components, and motors; demonstrations and experiments in the curricula are conducted with tools and techniques used by all manner of scientists and engineers.

We are seeking students with diverse STEM and education backgrounds, including engineering disciplines, computer science, biology, chemistry and the like. The Center offers a mission-oriented, supportive, rewarding and well-compensated work environment.

Think you would make a great addition to our team?

Please submit your application for Summer 2015 STEM Instructor on NYU CareerNet. The complete job listing and all relevant information can be found by searching Job ID 966520.

Looking for a Place to Study? Bobst Has a Variety of Study Spaces to Fit Your Needs

Grad students – do you prefer a quiet spot when you study or does a bit of activity stimulate your thinking?  Whatever your study style, the library has a space to fit your needs. Please see our guide to locate a space that matches your preferred research environment:

Looking for space to work on a collaborative project?  Bobst Library has group study rooms available for your use!  These rooms come in a variety of sizes, from small 1-2 person rooms, to 4-6 person rooms, to rooms that hold 10-12.  Group study rooms may be reserved in advance for use by NYU students.  They are located on Lower Levels 1 & 2, and floors 4 & 6.  To reserve a graduate collaborative room:

For more information on Bobst’s group study room policies, procedures, and locations:

Apply NOW for the Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program

After a successful pilot year we are excited to begin recruiting a second cohort of students for 2015-2016! This yearlong fellowship, which is open to rising sophomores and juniors on the Washington Square Campus, will equip you with the knowledge and skills to expand your potential and capacity to work ethically, inclusively and collaboratively with others and impact the world in meaningful ways. The program offers:

  • Leadership development workshops
  • A 360-degree leadership assessment
  • Individual leadership development
  • One-on-one coaching with alumni leaders
  • A team challenge for you to experience the core leadership processes of setting direction, aligning efforts, building commitment and delivering results.

Ask a peer and a faculty or staff member for a recommendation and apply by 12:00pm EST on May 4, 2015. You will need to be enrolled in New York City for the academic calendar Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 to be eligible to apply. Complete information, including application instructions, is available at:

If you know other students who might be a good fit for this program, please consider writing a recommendation letter in support of his or her application.

Showcasing Student Leadership Experiences – Monday, April 13, 2015 from 5-6pm

If you are involved in clubs on campus, student government, you are an RA or an OL, or  maybe you’re thinking about becoming one, this program is for you!

Discover the skills employers and graduate programs seek from new graduates, and the best ways to talk about your student leadership experiences while networking or interviewing.

Facilitated by Justine Kelly-Fierro, Assistant Director

Showcasing Student Leadership Experiences
Monday, April 13, 2015
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge

RSVP for Showcasing Student Leadership Today!

Action Zone Training – Fri. April 17, 2015 11a-1pm

Sign up for Action Zone: Bystander Intervention Leadership Training today!

NYU Steinhardt’s Office of Counseling & Student Services is working in partnership with NYU’s Health Promotion Office to offer Action Zone! on Friday, April 17, 2015 from 11am to 1pm in Pless Hall, 1st Floor Lounge. Lunch will be served.

Action Zone! NYU (formerly known as Step Up! NYU) is a bystander intervention training for risk reduction. Topic areas include, but are not limited to:

  • eating disorders
  • unhealthy relationships
  • substance use
  • mental health
  • bias language

Studies show that most people want to help, but very few actually do. We explore this phenomenon as well as when to intervene and when not to; safe, early, and effective intervention; and pro-social behavior theory with interactivity and facilitated practice using Augusto Boal’s Forum Theatre model. By participating in the Action Zone! you can be a part of reducing risk and shifting cultural norms at NYU!

This opportunity is open to NYU Steinhardt students, faculty, and staff. Lunch will be provided.

Register Today!

National Fellowship Opportunities Panel: Hear and Learn from the Experts 4/9/15

Thursday, April 9, 2015 5:30-7 pm at the Wasserman Center, 133 E 13th St, Presentation Room A

Current NYU students who are recipients of nationally competitive fellowships such as Fulbright, the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, and NYU’s Gallatin Global Fellowship will share their experiences and provide tips on preparing a competitive application. Time will be reserved for Q&A and informal networking and light refreshments and snacks will be provided. RSVP here.

Spring Graduate Dean’s Hour – Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Graduate Dean’s Hour provides graduate students with an arena to begin the networking process within the Steinhardt Community. During these receptions students are able to enjoy light refreshment while discussing various topics with Deans, administrators and fellow students! Join us for the Graduate Dean’s Hour:

Please join us on Thursday, April 16th, from 3:30pm – 4:30pm in the 3rd floor Student Lounge of Pless Hall, 82. Washington Square East.

RSVP here. We look forward to seeing you there!