Rotational Program at Nexamp

Nex­amp, a solar ener­gy com­pa­ny based in down­town Boston, is the process of build­ing out a rota­tion­al pro­gram for their con­struc­tion team. They are look­ing for tal­ent in the Boston area with no expe­ri­ence, but who have an inter­est in renew­able ener­gy and con­struc­tion man­age­ment. They are plan­ning on devel­op­ing these indi­vid­u­als over their rotations …

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Journal Club Article for July 9, 2021

This Fri­day, July 9, 2021, from 12–1pm, we will dis­cuss the linked arti­cle at our next week­ly Jour­nal Club meet­ing. The arti­cle is titled “Assess­ment of risk to hoary squash bees (Pepon­apis pru­inosa) and oth­er ground-nest­ing bees from sys­temic insec­ti­cides in agri­cul­tur­al soil”, and will be pre­sent­ed by STEM Research Emi­lie Oberg. Abstract: Using the hoary squash …

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Paid Focus Groups — Museum of Science Boston

The Muse­um of Sci­ence is test­ing a new pro­gram that will be held in the fall, and would love your help! They will be con­duct­ing a vir­tu­al focus group on the 12th and 13th of July (Mon­day and Tues­day) that will last 4 hours total (two 2‑hour ses­sions) to test the mate­ri­als. Par­tic­i­pants will receive …

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Journal Club Article for June 25, 2021

This Fri­day, June 25, 2021, from 12–1 PM (EST/EDT), we will dis­cuss the linked arti­cle at our next week­ly Jour­nal Club meet­ing. The arti­cle is titled “The poten­tial of par­a­sitoid Hymenoptera as bioindi­ca­tors of arthro­pod diver­si­ty in agri­cul­tur­al grass­lands” and will be pre­sent­ed by STEM Research Intern Wes Walsh. Abstract: 1. As mea­sur­ing bio­di­ver­si­ty in its entirety …

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InternX

InternX is a dig­i­tal plat­form that con­nects employ­ers with stu­dent interns. The plat­form is open to both under­grad­u­ate and post­grad­u­ate stu­dents from eth­ni­cal­ly under­rep­re­sent­ed groups, and focus­es on con­nect­ing those stu­dents with intern­ship oppor­tu­ni­ties with STEM employ­ers. If you’re inter­est­ed, cre­ate an account today at InternX!

2021 STEM Associate Scholarship

Appli­ca­tions remain open until July 15, 2021 for the STEM Asso­ciate Schol­ar­ship! Stu­dents who are in Mas­sas­oit’s Biol­o­gy, Chem­istry, Math­e­mat­ics, or Com­put­er Sci­ence Trans­fer pro­grams, are eli­gi­ble for Pell grant fund­ing, have com­plet­ed at lest 6 cred­its, and have a GPA of 3.0 or high­er are high­ly encour­aged to apply. If you have any ques­tions regarding …

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Journal Club Article for June 21, 2021

On Mon­day, June 21, 2021, from 10–11 AM (EST/EDT), we will dis­cuss the linked arti­cle at our next week­ly Jour­nal Club meet­ing. The arti­cle is titled “Nar­row habi­tat breadth and late-sum­mer emer­gence increas­es extinc­tion vul­ner­a­bil­i­ty in Cen­tral Euro­pean bees” and will be pre­sent­ed by STEM Research Intern Kehinde Agbel­eye. Abstract: Eval­u­at­ing intrin­sic and extrin­sic traits that …

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Journal Club Article for April 9, 2021

This Fri­day, April 9, 2021, from 12–1pm, we will dis­cuss the linked arti­cle at our next week­ly Jour­nal Club meet­ing. The arti­cle is titled “Wild bees as win­ners and losers: Rel­a­tive impacts of land­scape com­po­si­tion, qual­i­ty, and cli­mate”, and will be pre­sent­ed by STEM Research intern Matthew Healy. Abstract: Wild bees, like many oth­er taxa, are …

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Journal Club Article for April 2, 2021

We will dis­cuss the linked arti­cle at our next week­ly Jour­nal Club meet­ing, 4/2/21 at 12:00 PM EST. The arti­cle is titled “Effect of Win­ter­ing Dura­tion and Tem­per­a­ture on Sur­vival and Emer­gence Time in Males of the Orchard Pol­li­na­tor Osmia lig­nar­ia (Hymenoptera: Megachil­i­dae)”, and will be pre­sent­ed by STEM Researcher Alex Van­He­lene. Abstract: We mea­sured win­ter sur­vival, emergence …

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Journal Club Article for March 12th, 2021

We will dis­cuss the linked arti­cle at our next week­ly Jour­nal Club meet­ing, 3/12/21 at 12:00 PM EST. The arti­cle is titled “Pol­li­na­tion suc­cess fol­low­ing loss of a fre­quent pol­li­na­tor: the role of com­pen­sato­ry vis­i­ta­tion by oth­er effec­tive pol­li­na­tors”. Abstract: Pol­li­na­tor abun­dance is declin­ing world­wide and may low­er the quan­ti­ty and qual­i­ty of pol­li­na­tion ser­vices to flow­er­ing plant …

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