Office of Educational Outreach

STEM Career Explorations for Girls

Conference Description

5th–8th grade GIRLS JUST GOTTA HAVE FUN!

 
Experience science, math and technology-related careers in hands-on workshops presented by exciting, successful women mentors — Join in the FUN!
 
Would you like to be an engineer? A physical therapist? A scientist or physician? Do you know that some of today’s most important careers require training in math and science? Expanding Your Horizons will introduce 5th-8th grade girls to career possibilities in math and science-related fields.
 
Supported by grants from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
 

Conference Details

Information about the 2014 STEM Career Explorations for Girls will be posted at a future date. The conference is usually held at UTMB on a Saturday in late April or early May.
 

How to Register

  • Registration is closed
  • The deadline for registration is Sunday, April 15, 2012

Registration Fee

Registration fees include lunch, goodie bag and conference materials. Registration fees are not refundable.
 
Fee Schedule
Early Birdthrough 11:59:59 PM Friday, March 16, 2012$ 5.00
Tax Daythrough 11:59:59 PM Sunday, April 15, 2012$ 10.00
Registration Endsthrough 5:00:00 PM Monday, April 23, 2012$ 15.00

Workshops

Workshops are available to girls in 5th–8th grades attending public or private schools or who are home-schooled. All workshops are given by women professionals, in a variety of career fields from aerospace to zoology!
 
Workshops
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
1.Dietitians: The Food and Nutrition ExpertsFull
2.Discovering the Mysterious World of Microorganisms: Fun Facts About Germs Full
3.Fly the Sky: Aerospace MedicineClosed
4.Medical Mysteries: Explore the World of Infectious Diseases One Mystery at a Time! Closed
5.Medicine and the BrainFull
6.Mini physical exam Closed
7.Say What??!! Speech Language Pathology & Audiology Closed
8.Sure Cure: Clinical ResearchClosed
9.The Cutting Edge: Your Career as a Surgeon!Full
10.Three the Hard Way: Three paths to successClosed
11.What is a PA?Closed
Workshops
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
1.Dietitians: The Food and Nutrition ExpertsClosed
2.Discovering the Mysterious World of Microorganisms: Fun Facts About GermsFull
3.Fly the Sky: Aerospace Medicine Closed
4.Medical Mysteries: Explore the World of Infectious Diseases One Mystery at a Time!Full
5.Medicine and the BrainClosed
6.Mini physical examClosed
7.Say What??!! Speech Language Pathology & AudiologyClosed
8.Sure Cure: Clinical ResearchClosed
9.The Cutting Edge: Your Career as a Surgeon!Full
10.Three the Hard Way: Three paths to successClosed
11.What is a PA?Closed
Lunch
12:15 - 1:30 PM
Lunch is included in registration fee.
Workshops
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
1.BrainstormsFull
2.Medical Mysteries: Explore the World of Infectious Diseases One Mystery at a Time!Closed
3.Medicine and the BrainClosed
4.Say What??!! Speech Language Pathology & AudiologyClosed
5.Sure Cure: Clinical ResearchClosed
6.Unravel the Mystery as You Solve the CASEClosed
7.What Makes Cancer Cells Tick?Closed
Workshops
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
1.Brainstorms Closed
2.Medical Mysteries: Explore the World of Infectious Diseases One Mystery at a Time!Closed
3.Medicine and the BrainClosed
4.Say What??!! Speech Language Pathology & Audiology Closed
5.Sure Cure: Clinical Research Closed
6.Unravel the Mystery as You Solve the CASE Full
7.What Makes Cancer Cells Tick?Closed

For More Information

If you have questions, please contact Michele Marquette, Ph.D., Program Manager, Science Education Programs.