Externship – W.I.N.G.S.

Women Inspiring Next Generation STEMist (W.I.N.G.S)

Advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a critical focus for PinkSTEM Inc. We know firsthand the importance of educating our young people in these areas. Our future success – and our nation’s technology advantage- depend on a constant supply of highly trained, highly capable technical talent.
We believe strongly that advancing STEM education requires collaboration among industry, educators, policy makers and families. As an emerging company in the industry, with a target employee population that includes engineers, scientist and IT professionals, PinkSTEM is committed to working with these groups to develop an internship program that educates and inspire tomorrow’s scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

To help address these challenges and strengthen the workforce pipeline, PINKSTEM is partnering with local corporations to provide highly skilled employees with hands on training. We are committed to supporting programs, events, and campaigns that focus on student achievement, teacher development, and gender and ethnic diversity. The W.I.N.G.S program is designed to inspire the next generation of innovators, explorers, inventors and pioneers to pursue STEM careers.

W.I.N.G.S interpret program agrees to provide employee services that include but are not limited to, identification and referral of suitable job applicants for consideration of employment with PinkSTEM.
PinkSTEMInc. will pay referred intern an hourly/salary rate of (rate agreed to based on experience, education and position) to provide a real life work experience for every intern. Through this business experience, they build the knowledge, skills, and self-confidence to be successful in higher education, in the workplace and in life.

HOW IT WORKS
All of the students participate in volunteering with PinkSTEM nonprofit 501(c) to prepare them for the work environment.
P.E.E.C (Governing staffing entity of PinkSTEM) staffs the intern either onsite or offsite (hours and length of time to be determined based on requirements). All employment documents will be implemented by PinkSTEMInc.

Prerequisites: Must be a traditional Undergraduate Student in any of the S.T.E.M. Fields. 2nd year, 3rd Year, 4th year student eligible.

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