What is it?
A year-long program where CSUSM students mentor Palomar
STEM Scholars to enhance academic success, transfer, and
entry into STEM careers and research programs.
How does it work?
Palomar STEM Scholars are matched with CSUSM students
academic and personal interest.
Participants will be invited to our monthly
University 101 lunches, STEM-related events, and
Upon completion of the program, each mentee will
receive a certificate of recognition at our end-of-year
What are some benefits?
Access to a support system during critical stages of
your academic and career development
An insider's perspective on navigating your career
Direct access to powerful resources within your
Greater knowledge of career and academic success
factors at CSUSM
The foundation of a lasting professional network and
personal relationships amongst students and faculty
alike at CSUSM
Student Quotes from Spring 2013
It opened my eyes to the many different paths I can
take for career. It also helped me meet a lot of people
with similar backgrounds as me and really influential
This program also offers the opportunity for
Palomar students to network with possible professors
they are interested in doing research with. GREAT
I know parents tell you what to do when you never
want to listen, but with peers you are more receptive to
what they have to say. I felt that I inspired and gave
ideas to my mentee.
I enjoyed being able to meet someone already
majoring in a field I want to major in and being able to
see the university and meet the physics professors