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Professional Skills: Resume Workshop

Join Exelon STEM Leadership Academy for a virtual resume workshop! Whether you have a completed resume or are starting from scratch, we will help you create, edit, and polish your resume with tons of helpful hints and guidance.

Exploring Nuclear Energy with Hands-On Activities

Ever wonder what happens inside a nuclear reaction? Join us for a fun, hands-on, interactive session where we’ll delve into the chemistry of nuclear energy, learn about how a nuclear power plant operates, and how nuclear technology is used outside the energy field.

Career Chat on the Grid

Join us on March 2nd at 4:30pm CT/5:30pm ET to find out how electricity gets from where it is generated to where it is needed to run your phone charger, your refrigerator, your Electric Vehicle, your school, etc. Electricity travels on the Grid and that system needs to be durable, reliable, flexible and increasingly innovative. Come…

Virtual Visit to Fermilab

What are we made of? How did the universe begin? What secrets do the smallest, most elemental particles of matter hold, and how can they help us understand the intricacies of space and time?   Fermilab is the United States' premier particle physics laboratory. They do science that matters, as they work on the world's…

Stem Academy Earth Day Hands-On Event

What does environmental advocacy look like for you? What kind of advocacy is needed specifically for oceans, besides cleaning up the pollution? What other environmental factors impact ocean life?  Join Exelon STEM Academy participants as we explore sound waves and how they impact ocean life. You will receive all the materials to take part in…

STEM Climate Justice Workshop

Climate change and social inequity often feel so enormous and abstract that it's tough to imagine one's individual role in the problems and in the solutions.  In this workshop, we will:  Cultivate our understanding of climate justice Expand our thinking about just climate solutions and our role in social change Develop our intersectional lens for…

Stem Days Smart Sister 1

Financial Goals and Budgets Join Smart Sister Finance on May 4, 2022 to learn how to reach your financial goals through budgeting. We will use actual salaries from STEM careers and each participant will build a monthly budget. We will discuss different ways to budget and discuss how to plan for: Renting an apartment vs buying a…

Stem Academy Smart Sister 2

Did you know your credit score is the key to unlocking opportunity? In this class, we will discuss:
· How credit cards, bank accounts and all types of loans work
· Why you should establish credit
· What actions positively and negatively affect your credit score

STEM Academy Smart Sister 3 Investing

In this class, we will learn:
Savings goals and the magic of compound interest
Types of investment accounts and how to access them
The differences between stocks, bonds and mutual funds
Books, apps and websites that can help you learn more about smart investing

Career Chat with Dr. Rita Baranwal

Join the STEM Leadership Academy for a Career Chat with Dr. Rita Baranwal, a top woman in nuclear who has transformed the state of US nuclear energy policy!

College 101 – Melanie Griegoliet

Calling all high school aged young women in the Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and Baltimore areas! Join the STEM Leadership Academy for an informational chat with Melanie Griegoliet, the Coordinator of Professional Development and Training at Northern Illinois University! College 101 will focus on overall steps to take each year in high school to best prepare…

LED Holiday Cards

Calling all high school aged young women in the Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and Baltimore areas! Join us in kicking off the Holiday season! We will be making LED holiday cards that can be used for any occasion! This is a fun activity for those who like to get started on their gift-giving early or for…