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Department of Energy STEM Mentoring Café

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Volker Rose DOE STEM Mentoring Cafe Chicago Museum of Science an IndustryThe Department of Energy STEM Mentoring Café program is an interagency effort to engage middle school students in STEM and their teachers with federal STEM professionals, through speed mentoring sessions and a commitment to ongoing mentoring from federal employees. The program aims to spark increased confidence for students to pursue STEM.

On May 16, 2015, a Mentoring Café took place in the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. As one of the mentors, Volker Rose engaged 5th through 8th grade students and their teachers in quick show-and-tell chats.