Creating a STEM Volunteer Program for Your Employees

Thursday, May 25, 2017
3:15 pm   -   4:15 pm
Room: Nautilus 5
Moderator: Michael Morella, Associate Editor, U.S. News & World Report

Sending STEM professionals into K-12 schools to get involved with science and engineering programs has proven to be an effective strategy to boost STEM interest in younger people. But how do these partnerships typically work, and how can firms get their workers to buy in? Gain insight from several companies and associations that have found success in developing volunteer programs for their staffs, including how to identify potential school partners and how to establish long-lasting mentoring relationships that make volunteers feel like they are making a difference.