Shaping the Future in STEM

An Intel-sponsored initiative aimed to broaden and support undergraduate student participation in STEM


Shaping the Future in STEM will deliver career development training and support services to 120 undergraduate College of Engineering students over 18 months beginning in the Fall of 2023. 

This program provides students with career-focused mentoring and access to individualized and cohort-based programming to better connect students to career pathways and to improve career readiness and confidence.


Students self-nominate by completing the Student Application Form (best viewed with Google Chrome). Over the program's 18 months, 40 students will take part in each of the three cohorts as described below. Students are expected to be active participants during their six-month cohort.

  • Oct. 2, 2023 - March 31, 2024 (40 students)
    Applications closed.

  • April 1, 2023 - September 30, 2024 (40 students)
    Apply now! Applications close March 23, 2024
  • Oct. 1, 2024 - March 31, 2025 (40 students)
    Apply anytime. Applications close Sept. 23, 2024


Undergraduate College of Engineering students at New Mexico State University are invited to apply to this program via the Student Application Form (best viewed with Google Chrome). Students must be in good academic standing (2.0 GPA and above). 


  • Receive a $500 stipend (in two payments)
  • Career readiness support (i.e., resume workshops, presentations)
  • Mentoring from Intel professionals
  • Opportunity to network via Albuquerque Intel site visit
  • View the program syllabus from cohort 1


  • Attend Shaping the Future in STEM Orientation
  • Select and complete one micro-credential certificate program online, at your own pace, within the term of the six-month cohort. View options at sidebar
  • Attend at least 4 of the 6 career development events
  • Attend mentor meetings
  • Respond promptly to staff email check-ins
  • Attend the cohort debrief and social 


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