Virtual STEM Events

STEM Academy events, unless otherwise noted are open to high school aged girls from the following locations:

  • Northern Illinois
  • Washington D.C.
  • Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George's counties and Baltimore City, Maryland
  • Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery, Philadelphia, and York counties, Pennsylvania

Upcoming Virtual Events

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Professional Skills: Interviewing and Internships

September 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CDT

Join the STEM Leadership Academy to glow up your professional skills! This session will focus on internships and interviewing. We’ll learn how to ace an interview, maintain professionalism in the workplace, and be successful in an internship.

Chicago In-Person Social at Brookfield Zoo

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT

You asked for it, and we’re happy to offer you an IN PERSON event for STEM Leadership Academy Alumnae!

Join us for an in-person social at Brookfield Zoo! You’ll be able to meet and network with other young women who have attended the Chicago STEM Leadership Academy in past years and explore the zoo. You’ll also get the chance to meet one of Brookfield Zoo’s Animal Ambassadors!

College 101

October 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT

Join us to talk about all things college and advice for first generation college students. Come ready to learn about financial aid, applications, loans, how to have a successful transition to college, and much more!

Past Virtual Events

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Picture a Scientist Film Viewing and Discussion

September 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Female student holding a homemade wiring harness

Exelon STEM Leadership Academy Ambassador Training

August 28 @ 9:00 am - August 29 @ 1:00 pm CDT

Career Chat with Stephanie Espy

August 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT

Investing Basics

July 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Credit Cards and Credit Scores

June 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Financial Goals and Budgets

June 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Engineering Careers with Exelon Partners

May 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
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Professional Skills: Interviewing and Internships

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT

Science Behind Climate Change

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Earth Day Career Chat

April 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Past STEM Days

Chicago

STEM Day at Lincoln Park ZooLights

STEM Day at Lincoln Park ZooLights

December 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CST
Chicago Cultural Center Interior Stairs

Dinner and Discussion: Confronting Climate Change

November 5, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST

Philadelphia

Comcast Technology Center building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

STEM Day @ Comcast Technology Center

February 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
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STEM @ The Franklin Institute

January 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Washington DC & Maryland

Pacific Jelly Fish

STEM Day @ the National Aquarium

February 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Zoolight at Smithsonian National Zoo

Zoolight at Smithsonian National Zoo

December 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST