Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Career Community

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Career Community is designed to offer targeted resources for students pursuing careers in STEM related industries. The career coach works with students one-on-one regarding career planning tools and exploration. The assistant director of external relations works with employers and alumni to offer unique and meaningful career-related opportunities.

Find your major below to link to internship and research opportunities, job search websites, sample resumes, typical interview questions and relevant associations:


STEM Virtual Experience Programs

Learn directly from leading companies and gain valuable career skills by completing virtual work experiences on Forage.

Additionally, if you are a student, we encourage you to set up a time to meet with a career coach for more personalized and targeted information by scheduling an appointment in Handshake.

Tanja Swain

Tanja Swain

Assistant Director STEM Career Education
Phone: 410-704-3224

Connect with Your Career Community Today

  • Log in to your Handshake account
  • Update your profile and include your education, work experience, and extracurricular
  • Select your career interest
  • Start learning about jobs, internships and events that interest you

STEM Industry Connections

If you are a company, non-profit organization or government agency, there are opportunities for on-campus recruitment and off-campus programming. If you are a TU alumnus/a or parent/family member, mentorship is an invaluable opportunity for students as it is key to career development. Our assistant director of external relations will work with you to strategically engage with Towson University students.

Sheila Tilghman

Sheila Tilghman, M.S.

Assistant Director of External Relations – STEM and Health & Wellness
Phone: 410-704-3667


Additional Resources