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.
In addition to STEM-events at Palomar and CSUSM, participants
will be invited to attend special Peer-Team events
including a UCSD lab tour, Fleet Science Center
Experience, and Planetarium show. Upon completion of the program, each
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
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 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