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Available Positions

Thank you for your interest in joining the CSU STEM VISTA program. We accept and review application materials on a rolling basis but encourage you to submit as early as possible, early May at the latest. Our VISTA positions are filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Required application materials:

  • Email your resume and cover letter to vista@calstate.edu.
    • In your cover letter, share why you want to be a part of a program focused on eliminating race, class and gender inequities. Please include any personal and/or professional reflections: your cover letter is an opportunity for you to share your story with the CSU STEM VISTA leadership team!​
  • Complete and submit an AmeriCorps application through My AmeriCorps.

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Monterey BayScience Student Success Coordinator

Want to be part of a team that is working to support science students at CSU Monterey Bay (CSUMB)? The Science Student Success (S3) program at CSUMB is hiring! Alongside the S3 team, you will enhance the effectiveness of out-of-class learning experiences for science students. Two roles are available: the S3 Coordinator and the Science Career Connections Specialist (SCCS). As the S3 Coordinator, you will focus on implementing a leadership course, student success workshops, and a peer mentor program for sophomores. As the SCCS, you will build pathways that help students connect their academic experiences to career options. Both roles work to enhance students’ sense of belonging and self-efficacy. We are seeking people with an interest in social justice, project coordination experience, and a STEM degree or social sciences degree. Enhance your skills, make a difference, and join us in beautiful Monterey. Apply now!

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FresnoAdvising Resources Center Student Success Coordinator

The Fresno State Advising and Resources Center (ARC) is hiring a Student Success Coordinator to help launch exciting new faculty-mentor and advising programs that will support science students! The coordinator will have the opportunity to create a program in which staff and faculty will mentor students; will pilot a check-in process for sophomore students (who were in the Building Opportunities through Networks of Discovery program as first-year students); and will assist in expanding the “intrusive early alert system” to help identity students who may benefit from additional advising. We are seeking someone with a STEM, behavioral or social sciences degree; interpersonal skills; and experience with the university work environment. The welcoming, collaborative ARC team is devoted to student success: if you are also dedicated to supporting students and developing your professional skills, apply today!

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San JoséPathways to Science Success Coordinator

Are you passionate about improving STEM education?  The San José State University College of Science needs you!  They are seeking to hire two engaging VISTAs to develop and implement a new Pathways to Success in Science program. In this role, the VISTAs will expand a first-year experience program to serve second-year STEM students: specifically, developing project opportunities for second-year STEM students, helping them navigate their projects, creating the opportunity for them to serve as mentors for first-year students in the Success in Science course, and evaluating program effectiveness. This project requires community outreach to project collaborators, data analysis, and creativity. We are seeking someone withexperience in program evaluation, the ability to motivate and manage large numbers of students, and a deep interest in STEM education. If you are interested in working closely with STEM students and looking for a front row seat to innovative program development, then consider joining this fast-paced and fun team by applying now!

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San Luis ObispoSTEM Career Program Coordinator

Would you like to support college students reach their career goals?  Then look no further! Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Career Services is hiring a STEM Programming and Resources Coordinator to develop and promote programming to support STEM students in clarifying their career paths. As the Coordinator, you will assist with data collection, research projects and with expanding Career Services' resources for STEM majors. In addition to program development and evaluation, you will build relationships with diversity-related student organizations and programs and establish a mentoring program for STEM students through Cal Poly's online student and alumni networking platform. We are seeking someone with assessment, data analysis and research experience; project management experience; the ability to balance shifting priorities; and a commitment to supporting inclusion and equity. Apply today to join this welcoming, intentional and innovative team! ​
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San Luis ObispoEngineering Wellness Coordinator

Want to make a difference in engineering students' health and wellbeing? The Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Engineering Wellness Team is seeking a VISTA to design and implement a health and well-being center for College of Engineering students. You will serve as the Engineering Wellness Coordinator and will directly collaborate with Campus Health and Wellbeing staff and faculty of the College of Engineering to conduct research, develop and implement wellness strategies, and organize engaging workshops and interactive outreach events that emphasize self-care practices and seeking resources on the campus. You will also coordinate with campus housing on interventions within the residential living learning community. We are seeking someone with experience writing technical reports, developing marketing materials and familiarity with student health and well-being issues, supports and challenges on a college campus. Make a difference - apply today! 

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StanislausSTEM Outreach Coordinator

Are you an event-planning extraordinaire? Come serve as the STEM Outreach Coordinator at Stanislaus State and work with more than 400 college students and 4,000 K-12 students and their families. You will coordinate the Science in Our Community and STEM Ambassador programs by recruiting, training and supporting Stanislaus State students who serve as STEM Ambassadors to lead hands-on science activities for K-12 students in the local community. Developing a culture of collaboration, leadership, multiculturalism, and community surrounding the programs is key to this role. Additionally, you will develop your skills to take an active role in the creation and development of the STEM Ambassadors mentor program. We are seeking someone who enjoys working with local communities, thrives in a fast-paced environment, can balance multiple projects, and is familiar with the Stanislaus campus and local community (preferred but not required). Apply today! 

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