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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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PomonaLearn Through Discovery Projects Hatchery Liaison

If you are interested in student outreach, event planning, and program assessment, then Cal Poly Pomona's Projects Hatchery could be the place for you! The Projects Hatchery is part of the Learn Through Discovery (LTD) program that provides students with the training, mentoring, and funding to turn their ideas for improving their communities into a reality. As the liaison, you will recruit student participants, coordinate monthly Hatchery meetings, work with mentors and advisors, develop and maintain program structure, maintain participant databases, work with external evaluators and disseminate successes of the program via web/social media/print material. The LTD team is looking for someone who is passionate about helping students, is a team player and is willing to learn and be flexible to ensure continuous improvement of the Hatchery. Join our innovative team and apply today!

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BakersfieldPathways GAP Coordinator

If you have a creative and detail-oriented eye and are passionate about student success, CSU Bakersfield’s Pathways program may have the job for you! The Pathways program was created to support first-year, low-income, first generation STEM students in reaching their personal, academic and career goals. As the Pathways GAP Coordinator, you will develop and support programming that will engage STEM students in faculty-led research and support students in clarifying their career paths through industry mixers. You will also be responsible for identifying and contacting previous Pathways students to act as supplemental instructors for first-year STEM courses. We are seeking someone with the ability to manage a variety of projects both collaboratively and independently, experience planning and coordinating and strong organizational skills. Encourage students in their journey to graduation and apply today

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East BaySTEM Learning Collaborative Liaison

Are you interested in creating equitable, student-centered programming? Is so, then the College of Science (CSCI) at CSU East Bay may have the perfect job for you! The college is seeking a go-getter to join their team and improve the many facets of their STEM Learning Collaborative, including the STEM Learning Assistants Program and the Transforming STEM Teaching Faculty Learning Program. You will have the opportunity to create lasting change by developing training curricula and assisting in the development of asset-based programs. Primary responsibilities include researching and applying best practices to increase equity, resilience and a sense of belonging for students within the STEM Learning Collaborative. We are seeking someone with a student-centered mindset, experience tutoring or mentoring, and a STEM degree (preferred but not required). Apply today to become a member of this motivated and supportive team! ​

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Los AngelesLSAMP Student Success Coordinator

Must love students! Cal State LA is hiring a Student Success Coordinator for the LSAMP program to plan and implement academic support activities for more than 400 STEM students. As the coordinator, you will develop and manage academic boot camps and facilitation sessions, winter and summer bridge programs, homework clubs, and professional development and life-long learning workshops. In this role, you will also develop and lead the evaluation of these academic programs to ensure they are supporting students’ effectively. You will also have an opportunity to be creative and market the LSAMP programs through newsletters and website updates. We are seeking someone with the ability to work with data and surveys and with experience working with diverse campus communities. If you are passionate about working with students and have a commitment to educational equity, apply today!

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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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San MarcosCultural Validation Program Coordinator

Seeking to utilize your research skills and support the development of inclusive classroom learning? Apply to be the Cultural Validation Program Coordinator at CSU San Marcos’ Pathways to Academic Success and Opportunities (PASO)! PASO focuses on validating the experiences of students from a variety of cultural backgrounds within course curriculum. As part of the PASO program, you will work directly with faculty to develop, implement and evaluate the cultural content of STEM courses, utilizing research and surveying skills. You will also recruit students to a new summer bridge program to transition incoming first-year students to college life and academics. We are seeking someone with experience in data collection, organization and analysis; a commitment to increasing diversity in the sciences; and a STEM degree (preferred but not required). If you have a passion for research and for educational equity, apply today!

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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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SacramentoNatural Sciences and Math Student Success Coordinator

Do you enjoy analyzing data and looking at “the big picture?” If so, Sacramento State is hiring a Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM) Student Success Coordinator who would benefit from a mind like yours! The NSM Advising Center and the Center for Science and Math Success (CSMS) have been collaborating to improve services provided to students in science and math courses. As the coordinator, you will develop strategies and marketing materials to increase awareness of the services provided; collect and analyze data to increase the programs’ effectiveness; and support both centers in their efforts to work together. You will work closely with faculty, staff, students and administrators to accomplish these goals and develop your skills. If you have research experience, communication skills, basic website management skills, experience working with students, and an interest in social justice, then apply now!

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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 JoséLearning Assistant Coordinator

Excited to work with student leaders and enhance your supervision skills? If so, San José State University is seeking a person like you to continue the development of the Learning Assistant Program which aims to students of color, low-income students and women. The coordinator will recruit, train and supervise undergraduate students placed in STEM classes to promote active learning and student engagement within the classroom. You will work closely with other professionals to bring a multitude of learning and growth experiences to SJSU students. In addition, you will research funding opportunities to ensure future sustainability of the program. Given the nature of these projects, we are seeking someone with experience supervising students, developing programs, and searching for grants. Excited to work directly with student leaders and enhance your supervision skills? Then apply right here!

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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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