STEM Support

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Academic Resource Center

At the Academic Resource Centeracademic coaches work with students to help them bring out their academic best. Through one-on-one sessions, accountability groups and hours, and group workshops, academic coaches introduce students to techniques for managing time, reading strategically, studying effectively, building better habits, and much more. They also assist students with prioritizing goals, creating accountability structures, customizing their learning environment, connecting with instructional staff, and finding the resources they need.

Peer tutoring provides students with an opportunity to learn from the diversity of their peers and to engage with one another outside the classroom. When students need help with a specific course, the ARC connects them to a network of trained peer tutors who meet with students individually or in small groups. Peer tutors support students' learning by reviewing materials from class and working through critical concepts and areas of confusion. English language conversation partners provide conversational practice for students who are non-native English speakers.

Office of Career Services

The Office of Career Services is dedicated to educating, advising, and connecting students to opportunities for summer and post-graduation in order to foster their intellectual, social, and personal transformations.

Science Education Office (SEAS)

The Office of Science Education brings you resources for improving undergraduate science education at Harvard for both the Physical Sciences and the Life Sciences Concentration Cluster, under the support and direction of The Division of Science which fosters learning and collaboration cross disiplines.  THey sponsor the Harvard Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Science (HUROS) Fair where Harvard faculty, Harvard-affiliated faculty and researchers present posters describing their research to Harvard College undergraduates interested in conducting science research. 

SEAS Office of Diveristy, Inclusion, and Belonging (SEAS ODIB)

The SEAS Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging collaborates with various SEAS and Harvard University offices, as well as experts in the field to provide trainings and programs that foster learning and difficult dialogue, build community, and acknowledge the contributions of diverse communities to the STEM field. In addition to the below standing programs, we organize a number of events throughout the academic year to address the concerns and needs of our community.

Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Office

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (URAF) welcomes you to meet with them through VIRTUAL DROP-IN ADVISING, Monday through Friday, 2-4pm Eastern Time or by individual one-on-one appointments (in-person, Zoom, or phone options available). Ask them about:

  • Getting started in research
  • Finding faculty mentors
  • Finding research opportunities
  • Summer research programs
  • Funding for independent research
  • Strategies for putting together applications for research programs and funding
  • Fellowships for academic study, research, purposeful travel Writing fellowship essays
  • Identifying recommendation letter writers and more!

STEM Coalition Groups

The STEM Coalition is composed of leaders of student organizations (undergraduate and graduate), as well as staff, working to promote and build community for diversity in STEM at Harvard. 

STEM Coalition Pilot Goals:

  • Create space on Chronus platform to allow additional support for affinity groups
  • Facilitate the sharing of programming, especially programs tailored to affinity group(s) needs
  • Provide communication channels for student and staff leadership engaged in supporting diversity in STEM from across Harvard.

Join one or more of our mentorship programs as a mentor or mentee to connect with the following affinity groups on the Chronus platform. Affinity groups are facilitated by participants and members of the STEM Coalition.

Campus Organizations

Other Resources

STEM & Environmental Justice

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Take a look at all of the campus and community-based resources and partners that support women and gender minorities at various intersections of their identities and needs. Did we miss something? Please let us know by emailing us!

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