Resources for Students

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Introduction

STEM Education Consortium (STEMEC) advisors assist students with their academic and non-academic needs as they pursue Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) fields of study. STEMEC advisors are dedicated to working with students with guidance and resource referrals about STEM major degrees, tutoring, financial aid, and STEM careers to help students achieve their goals.STEMEC logo

  • Academic Advisement
    • Major, Program & Course information
    • Roadmap development
  • Internships, research, and career referrals
  • Non-Academic Advisement and Referrals
    • Campus life and Involvement
    • Financial Aid information & planning
    • Self-Care & Health guidance
    • Personal enrichment
  • STEMEC Service Center
    • On-site student advisor
    • Student and faculty meeting space
    • Workshops and events

The STEM Education Consortium connects students to programs and services at Cal State LA, Pasadena City College and West LA College. If you need further assistance, please feel free to call our center, (323) 343-5270 or send us an e-mail, STEMEC@calstatela.edu.

Tutoring Services

Tutoring Services at partner campuses

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Student Success Strategies

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Study and time management handouts
Cal State LA

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Pasadena City College

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Student success workshops
West LA College

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Financial Aid, Scholarships and Internships

Cal Grants/CA Dream Act

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The California Student Aid Commission, or CSAC, is where you can apply for state aid, such as: 

  • Web grants
  • Cal Grants
  • CA Dream Act

FAFSA

FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is where you apply for state and federal, such as:

  • Federal grants
  • Subsidized and Unsubsidized loans
  • Work-study funds

Fastweb STEM Scholarships and Internships

STEM-Field Scholarships & InternshipsSTEM-scholars: these scholarships and internships are just for you! Scholarship and internship providers want to award YOU with funding opportunities to help pay for your STEM-related studies.The below awards and internship opportunities are specifically for those in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics-based (STEM) field and can help you achieve you STEM-related career goals. Check out these scholarship and internship opportunities, ready for the taking, for students of all ages in STEM-related majors and interests.

All financial aid and scholarship resources at partner campuses

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Career Exploration

STEM offers students a plethora of career pathways and opportunities, ranging from the natural sciences to engineering and technology. Many STEM careers offer diverse working environments, laboratories with cutting-edge technology, academic institutions (high school, community college university) and leading public and private organizations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM is a multi-faceted, dynamic, and practical field of study that encourages students to pursue their passion and work in a profession that they love.

Career exploration resources at partner campuses

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Additional Resources and Services

If you would like to learn more about resources and services available at our partnering campuses, click on the links below. 

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