Why Should Students Participate in STEP?

  • Further their academic career and personal goals
  • Pursue an interest in science and technology
  • Strengthen their academic skills in science, mathematics, communication arts, and research
  • Investigate a community concern related to a scientific or technical problem
  • Participate in career and college exploration activities
  • Interact with students in their communities, nationwide and abroad
  • Become better prepared for college and for professional careers
  • Involve themselves with internships/volunteer experiences
  • Participate in social and cultural enrichment activities