See It, Be It

Discover the joy of empowering students.

Inspired by the quote from Marian Wright Edelman, “You can’t be what you don’t see,” this program matches STEM professionals with community experiences that spark students’ interest in STEM careers or fields of study.

Your service to this program helps to:

  • Promote the value and importance of STEM
  • Showcase the diversity of STEM careers
  • Break the bias of STEM stereotypes
  • Encourage students in their own pursuits and journey in STEM
How it works
Step 1: Register as a volunteer

During your registration, please share with us your profession and education. Remember to select which See It, Be It program(s) interest you. Learn more about our volunteer process here.

Step 2: Keep an eye on your email

We’ll reach out with details on opportunities that interest you based on the information you provide in your profile. If you’re available, you’ll follow the steps included to participate. This will likely involve directly communicating with the educator or coordinator about your presentation or completing a booth registration form, where applicable.

Step 3: Discover the joy of empowering students

After you’ve participated, remember to log your service. Volunteers can log in to their profile and track their hours. This data also helps us monitor our community engagement efforts.

See It, Be It
Speakers Bureau

Share your “STEM Spark,” career journey, and content knowledge with K-12 students through classroom visits, keynote addresses, and career panels.

STEM Demonstrations
& Expos

For volunteer groups who participate in STEM family nights and career expos by engaging students in a hands-on activity related to their field. Don’t have an activity? Reach out, and we can help you develop one!

Interview with a STEM Professional

STEM professionals that want to share their stories are invited to send in a video to be featured.  These videos are available for teachers and students to view on our YouTube Channel.


Explore Opportunities

Interested in learning more or signing up for one of our volunteer opportunities?

Please email for more information.


This program was made possible in part by our Mentoring Program Sponsor: