Over 100 high school students participating in hands-on biotechnology and neuroscience activities

BOSTON, March 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — NeuroMaker, a developer of innovative STEM biotechnology and neuroscience course kits and curricula for middle and high school students, will lead activities at the 11th annual STEM career exploration event to be held at the Bridgewater State University March 16, 2022.

The event is organized by MassHire Greater Brockton Workforce Board (GBWB), the Center for the Advancement of STEM Education (CASE) at Bridgewater State University and the Metro South Chamber of Commerce. The event will provide students with the opportunity to discover career opportunities in Massachusetts to which they might not otherwise be exposed.

“NeuroMaker is based right here in Bostonso participating was a no-brainer,” said Wendi Glaser, sales manager of NeuroMaker. “Our platform was designed to be inclusive for students from all backgrounds and backgrounds and we love the opportunity to show our products to young people as they are just starting to think about their future lives.”

“Career awareness is so important to students. When they can see themselves in STEM, great things happen. Through this partnership, we are able to highlight innovation in the greatest Boston region and make it accessible to students from Southeast communities,” said Joshua VarelaAssociate Director of Strategic Partnerships.

“Our mission is to connect local businesses with local job seekers,” says David Edwards, Connection Activities Coordinator at MassHire GBWB. “Through initiatives like our Connecting Activities program, we make those connections real and tangible.”

Connecting Activities is a collaboration between the Commonwealth Department of Education for Primary and Secondary Education (DESE) and Workforce Development Systems (MassHire), designed to promote career exploration, career preparation activities and generate employer-paid work experiences for high school students.

The event starts at 9am and will be held in the Rondileau Students’ Union Grand Ballroom at Bridgewater State University.

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About NeuroMaker:
NeuroMaker develops STEM educational products for middle and high schools that introduce students to real-world applications of neuroscience, brain-machine interfaces, artificial intelligence, advanced prosthetics, robotics and more. NeuroMaker products are based on award-winning real-world products, and our kits and programs are currently used by more than 200 schools, continuing education and professional skills organizations in the United States and around the world.

About CAS:
The mission of the Center for the Advancement of STEM Education (CASE) at Bridgewater State University is to create and support a diverse community of educators and students who promote STEM interest and literacy in regional and international levels. Bridgewater State University is a comprehensive state university in Southeast Massachusettswhich graduates nearly 2,500 students every year in fields ranging from business to education, from humanities to science.

About MassHire GBWB:
The mission of the MassHire Greater Brockton Workforce Board is to create and maintain powerful connections between businesses and job seekers through a statewide network of employment professionals.

CONTACT: Jeff Becker[email protected]


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