STEM Career Day Volunteer Options

Continuing Education needs a lot of volunteers to run the STEM Career Day events. Each event includes over 35 presenters and up to 550 students and chaperones from schools across the state. With so many people, we need to provide a well-organized and seamless program for everyone involved.  Please help us make each event a success by volunteering!

Volunteer Expectations

Each volunteer is asked to be timely and professional and keep in mind that you are representing the university
to potential students.  All volunteers need to be committed at the time of sign up.  It is very important that we have volunteers for each escorting time and to help the presenters who asked for volunteers.  Please review your class schedule, connect with your instructors and employers, and make sure you can commit to the time opportunity you signed up for.  

Complimentary Items

Volunteers will be given a complimentary lunch and a t-shirt.  Please indicate your t-shirt size and if you want lunch, on the sign-up form below.  Lunch will be served from 11-11:45 a.m. in the Dreyfus University Laird room.      

Volunteering Options


Students attend a keynote presentation and lunch in the Dreyfus University Center Laird room and workshops are held in most of the academic buildings. Since students in attendance are minors, we need them to be escorted to these locations. Escorts will take groups of about 15-30 students to each location. We ask that escorts carry a workshop sign and wear a white lab coat.  These are visual identifyers for the students to be able to locate you from a distance.  Plus, lab coats are just really cool! 

Escorts with the most availability (those who can help all day or four or more slots) will be given first priority. 
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Workshop Helpers

Some presenters ask for volunteers to help within the workshops and there is no academic requirement to help out. We will do our best to place you with a professional in your academic area of study.
Workshop helpers will be assigned to a workshop prior to the event and volunteers who can help for all three workshops will be given priority. You must be able to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the workshop you will assist in. You will not be contacted by the presenter prior to the workshop, but will need to be on time and committed.
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Sign up

Interested volunteers need to complete the sign up form.  This sign up form is for STEM Career Day for Girls on Friday, February 21, 2014.  

Click here to be a volunteer 

A volunteer sign up form for STEM Career Day for Boys will be posted by early October, 2014. 

STEM Career Day Websites