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Applications are open now through Nov. 16, 2018, for the Garmin High School Internship. High school interns will work approximately 2.5 hours a day for four days a week at Garmin Headquarters during the spring 2019 academic semester. All interns will be placed with a mentor...

KC STEM Alliance provides the FIRST Robotics tournament experience to over 3,000 kindergarten-12th grade students in the Kansas City area, which requires a small army of volunteers! Four programs make up FIRST in Kansas City and the volunteer roles are many and diverse. To sign up...

NCWIT (National Center for Women in Technology) is a non-profit community of more than 650 universities, companies, non-profits and government organizations nationwide working to correct the imbalance of gender diversity in technology and computing. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors high school women who...

Mentor Makers, a mentoring program developed by KC STEM Alliance, has expanded into four high schools this academic year, with an emphasis on building relationships between students and female STEM professionals over the course of the school year. The program recruits and provides support for teams...

The 300-some high school seniors who slipped into Burns & McDonnell’s World Headquarters on a rainy September morning heard one message loud and clear: Kansas City is invested in preparing its students for STEM careers. The students, all enrolled in Project Lead The Way’s Engineering Design...

Missouri special session elevates ongoing work to improve and expand K-12 computer science education KANSAS CITY, MO—As Missouri lawmakers resume work on computer science education legislation in a special session called by Governor Mike Parson,  KC STEM Alliance Executive Director Martha McCabe noted the renewed effort...

Christina Chandler joins the KC STEM Alliance team as FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Junior Partner for the Kansas City region. With more than eight years of working with all levels of FIRST in her work with the Center and Kansas City Missouri School...