Where: Arizona Western College in Yuma, Arizona

When: Friday, February 16, 2024 to Saturday, February 17, 2024

Registration is OPEN

Registration CLOSES: Friday, February  2, 2024

Eligibility: Arizona Residents

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Where: University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico

When: Friday, February 23, 2024 to Saturday, February 24, 2024

Registration is OPEN

Registration CLOSES: Monday, February  5, 2024

Eligibility: Residents of New Mexico, southwest Texas, and Southern Colorado

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The application process is now closed.

Indigenous Outreach Graduate Assistant Job Description

Under the direction of the coordinator, this position will provide assistance for the development, administration, and evaluation of activities that facilitate indigenous K-12 student and family understanding of how to prepare for and pay for college. The position may also assist with on-campus visitations of students and families.

Position Title Graduate Assistant
Application Deadline Open until filled
Rate Not to exceed 0.5 FTE. The position qualifies for tuition remission. The student will be paid $21, 750 for the academic year.
Days and Schedule to be Worked Start: August 14, 2023
End: May 21, 2024
Number of Hours Worked 20 hours per week 
Specific Responsibilities
  • Oversee and develop opportunities to engage indigenous students and families in understanding college preparation and paying for college.
  • Coordinate, plan, and facilitate campus visitations and engagements from K-12 indigenous students
  • Partner with K-12 educators to understand student and family needs related to planning for college.
  • Collaborate with campus partners to ensure participants benefit from all relevant UA resources
  • Track participant data and prepare reports as needed.
  • Collaborate with campus partners to ensure participants benefit from all relevant UA resources
  • Track participant data and prepare reports as required by grants.
  • Perform related duties in support of the Native American Science & Engineering Program and Early Academic Outreach as assigned.
Academic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at the University of Arizona, preferably in Education, American Indian Studies, Family Studies, or related fields
  • Cannot be a non-degree seeking or online student
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 graduate-level units during the fall and spring semesters of employment 
Desired Qualifications
  • Current graduate study in a relevant field (Education, American Indian Studies, Family Studies, or related fields)
  • Experience with Native American student populations
  • Experience administrating summer or school year academic support programs
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and listening)
  • Able to assist with program assessment and evaluation
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based environment
  • Experience teaching, tutoring, or working with K-12 students
  • UA High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) training
  • Must obtain Fingerprint Clearance
How to apply Send your resume with references and letter of interest to Carol Seanez at

The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer: We do not discriminate for reasons of race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, conditions of disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

Office of Early Academic Outreach, University Services Building RM 501, 888 N Euclid Ave. Tucson, AZ 85721-0158
Telephone: (520) 626-2300

The National American Indian Science and Engineering Fair (NAISEF) is an annual event for 5th to 12th grade students. The NAISEF is an affiliated fair with the Society for Science and the Public (SSP) affiliated science fair and is part of the larger SSP fair network. The NAISEF differs from other SSP-affiliated fairs in that it is an in-person and virtual fair.

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 24

Science Fair Date: Saturday, April 1

Location: OSU Endeavor Lab • 215 N Hester St, Stillwater, OK 74078


All project submissions for the 2023 SARSEF Regional Fair will be digital. If needed, see resources with helps on how to convert physical projects to digital.

Registration Deadline:

Opens: Friday, January 20

Closes: Sunday, February 26

Science Fair Dates: March 4 – March 11

Location: Virtual Event, BUT awards ceremony is in-person at Reid Park


The Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) is the state science fair for Arizona. Managed by Arizona Science Center, AzSEF brings together first-place winners from school, homeschool, district, county, and regional science fairs across Arizona to compete for thousands of dollars in prizes and scholarships.

Registration Deadline:

Opens: Monday, February 6

Closes: Thursday, March 15

Science Fair Dates: March 30-31 (Thu/Fri)

Location: Phoenix Convention Center



The 2022 SACNAS Career Con is coming soon! 

Apply for a free opportunity to learn and build skills of how to land a career/job in the STEM field. Match with employers to get an inside taste on landing an internship or job in their field. 

The application deadline is December 10, 2021 at 11:59 pm PT