Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.
The purpose of the Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) is to prepare secondary school students, who are either economically disadvantaged or minorities historically underrepresented in STEM, for entry into postsecondary degree programs in scientific, technical, health-related and licensed professions.
The ultimate objective of the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) is to prepare a diverse motivated health care workforce that provides the opportunity for increased access to medical care, as well as to eliminate health disparities among medically deprived and underserved people.
New York Institute of Technology, College of Osteopathic Medicine STEP grant seeks a part-time Project Coordinator, who will be responsible for developing and implementing the middle school program serving twenty to twenty five students. Reporting to the STEP program manager, candidates will be working closely with school district personnel. The middle school program sessions will meet once a month at both Glen Cove and Wyandanch Middle Schools with sessions based on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
It will be 20 – 24 hours a week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.