Hands-on Experience & Inspiration

We are committed to supporting the next generation of scientists, coders, engineers, and explorers through internships, career programs, and community outreach. Since 2013, we have mentored more than 100 Hawaiʻi-based students through internship projects and STEM career programs. We also partner with the local STEM and astronomy communities to organize and support outreach events on Hawaiʻi Island including:

  • Ellison Onizuka Science Day
  • Hawaiʻi Science & Engineering Fair
  • AstroDay
  • VexIQ Robotics Competitions
  • Hawaiʻi Community College Career Fair
  • Keaukaha ʻOhana Science Night
  • Hawaiʻi Explorations Expo (HEE)
  • HAAS Science Expo
  • Pāhoa Science Night

Students Mentored

Programs & Resources

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Hands-on experience for the next generation of scientists, engineers, coders, and explorers.
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Student Resources

Find local internships and space programs, networking opportunities, and scholarships.
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STARS Program

A space and science camp to encourage young women to pursue STEM careers.
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WiSE Talks

A virtual talk series engaging students with leading women in space exploration careers.