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March 7 | Volume 5 - 2019






  NCBCE kicks of Students@Work month




State Superintendent Mark Johnson has joined Gov. Roy Cooper and North Carolina’s business community in recognizing March as Students@Work Month. This statewide, career-awareness effort offers students the chance to hear from guest speakers, take part in worksite visits, or engage in virtual programs to begin exploring potential careers. Formerly just a one-week effort, this program has grown in recent years and now spans the entire month focusing primarily on students in middle and high school. Students@Work is made possible by pharmaceutical company GSK and is a partnership between the North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE) and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. This year's Students@Work involves 280 businesses statewide and is expected to impact nearly 146,000 students. Learn more at www.ncbce.org or participate in social media conversations using #studentsatwork. Please enjoy your NC STEM e-Update. Tweet us @NCSTEM with your suggestions, feedback, or thoughts about this issue or future ones.






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North Carolina Family Code Nights

Next week elementary schools across North Carolina will be recognized for scheduling an important event in family engagement and computer science education: "Family Code Night." Principals and educators - don’t be left out! Use the link below to sign up to appear on the online scheduling map before the public launch on March 12.





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Find great STEM jobs at NC STEM Center

There are more than a dozen career and job opportunities currently listed in the Job Seekers section of the NC STEM website - including fun summer and other seasonal positions. Quick, easy, free site registration required.
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Still time to apply for SSEP grant awards

Burroughs Wellcome Fund has opened applications for the 2019 Student STEM Enrichment Program (SSEP) grant awards. Only electronic applications will be accepted no later than 4 p.m. EDT on April 16.





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Featured Program

North Carolina Science Festival

The North Carolina Science Festival returns in April to bring together hundreds of events focused on fun, interactive science learning opportunities in all 100 counties in the state. Learn more. Click or tap the button below to view more great programs at the NC STEM Center.




     

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Featured Opportunity

Adventures in Biotech

Online applications close March 11 for Biogen's Adventures in Biotechnology free summer learning sessions. This opportunity is open to high school students in 9th-12th grade. Learn more. Click or tap the button below to view all STEM opportunities at NC STEM Center.




     

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NC STEM partners with The Connectory to help you discover local STEM happenings.
Please visit Events Calendar to find these and more upcoming events.

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March



CitSci2019 Conference

Registration is now open for CitSci2019: Growing Our Family Tree in Raleigh next month. Learn more.


 

 

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March



X-STEM DC 2019

X-STEM DC 2019 is less than a month away and registration is still open. X-STEM 2019 is set for Tuesday, March 19, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, D.C. Learn more.


 

 

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April



NCEast 2019 State of the Region

NCEast Alliance will host the 2019 State of the Region on April 4 at the Greenville Convention Center. The Keynote speaker will be Stephan Turnipseed, EVP of Pitsco Education, former CEO of LEGO and past chairman of Partnership for 21st Century Learning. More details and information will be coming soon. Stay informed at www.nceast.org.


 

 

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April



SYNERGY Conference 2019

SYNERGY Conference 2019 is set for April 24-25, 2019 at the Khoury Convention Center Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Learn more.

 

 

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July



Engineering camps at Queens University of Charlotte

Elementary and middle school campers will get to use the engineering design process to conquer fun and exciting challenges this July at Queens University of Charlotte. There's an opportunity for anyone! Learn more.

 

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