Student Interactions with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (SISTEM)
The Student Interactions with STEM (SISTEM) program is a series of talks and activities open to all high school students in Southern Nevada.
Our goal as a program is to “increase awareness and excitement about the STEM disciplines as a whole” through a diverse set of talks and activities lead by STEM professionals.
What is SISTEM?
Spring 2020 Series
WHAT: SISTEM is a series of talks and activities that gives high school students the opportunity to learn about various STEM careers and research. The program is free for students.
WHO: This is a unique opportunity open to all high school students who already have an interest in STEM careers or would just like to learn more about careers in STEM.
HOW: In order to apply for SISTEM, applicant must be a high school student in Southern Nevada. Students should be committed to attending all the sessions.
WHY: Not only will you get valuable hands-on experience in a variety of different STEM fields, your name will also be put into a raffle for a prize. Even if you do not win a raffle prize, you will not be going home empty-handed. You will receive UNLV SWAG for just being a part of this incredible program.
WHERE: The series will be held in the Science and Engineering Building on the UNLV campus. (4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154) Transportation is the responsibility of the student. If you need assistance with transportation, please contact the SISTEM project manager.
Complete the above online application form AND please send both the Parent Agreement Form and the Liability Form through EITHER email or USPS postmarked mail by Tuesday, February 18th, 2020. If sent by email, the completed forms should be scanned and sent to the program manager, Cilla Jose at firstname.lastname@example.org . If by postmarked mail, to this address:
c/o Dr. Erica Marti
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
|This series will run on|
|Tuesday, March 3||5:30pm – 7:30pm|
|Tuesday, March 10||5:30pm – 7:30pm|
|Tuesday, March 17||5:30pm – 7:30pm|
|Tuesday, March 24||5:30pm – 7:30pm|
|Tuesday, March 31||5:30pm – 7:30pm|
Q: What is STEM?
A: STEM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Q: Is there a fee in order to participate in the SISTEM program?
A: No, there is no fee. The program is funded by MSTS and UNLV College of Engineering.
Q: Can I put my participation with the SISTEM program on my academic resume?
A: Yes, you can.
Q: Am I required to attend each of the sessions of the SISTEM program?
A: Students must attend all 5 sessions to receive the Certification of Completion.
Q: Will there be food at each session?
Q: Can parents stay for the talks?
A: Yes, parents may stay and listen to the talks, provided that they complete a Photo/Video Release form. Dinner will only be provided for the students in the program.