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Science Learning Institute

Diversifying STEM

The Science Learning Institute’s mission is to advance equity and diversity in STEM at Foothill College by supporting students from underrepresented groups in their academic and career pathways in STEM. Read our full mission and vision statement.

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Enjoy the Summer

  • Sign up now: MESA@Foothill! This program is for Foothill students who hope to study STEM and are from an underrepresented group (low-income, first generation college goer). Find out more and fill out our program form!
  • STEM Day @ Foothill - whether you're a new students or a current student, studying in STEM, join us for our annual STEM Day event on Tuesday, Sept 19 from 2- 3:30pm - raffle prizes, chances to learn more about our STEM departments and some clubs. RSVP now!

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Get weekly emails about internships, scholarships, events, and other opportunities for STEM students! If you want a sample to see what kinds of resources we share, check out our Past Newsletters.

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A learning community of support for students interested in majoring in STEM


SLI STEM Internships

Summer and school year paid part-time internships to gain experience


SLI Events

Elevating issues of diversity and equity in STEM.



SLI in the News

Foothill College earns diversity award

STEM for all: Foothill's SLI aims to even playing field for students

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Sophia Kim, SLI Director


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