NMT's Multicultural Programs offers a wide variety of resources, including scholarships, internships, grants, career connections, educational events, and a resource center.
Events & Activities
Multicultural Programs hosts and assists several events and activities on campus that support student success and ethnic diversity. These events include guest speakers, History Month celebrations, and scholarship and internship informational sessions.
The Multicultural Programs’ resource center, located in the Student Affairs Office (Fidel 262), provides students not only with a space for meetings and study sessions, but also with information concerning scholarships and internships.
Multicultural Programs offers an undergraduate research assistantship through the National Science Foundation. This program, the New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation (NMAMP), is open to ethnic minority students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
The goal of this assistantship is to provide support to students who are involved with undergraduate research, and encourage students to obtain Masters and PhD degrees in their chosen fields.
There are many resources available to students in order to help them reach their career goals. Resume-writing workshops, mock interviews, and cover letter critiques are all available through Student Affairs’ Career Services. Career-oriented conferences are also offered through the following student and professional organizations:
AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society) firstname.lastname@example.org
NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers)
Multicultural Programs supports student chapters of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), as well as administer the Louis M. Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation. Multicultural Programs works to provide academic and financial support as well as providing information about opportunities within and outside the institution. Multicultural Programs is in the Student Affairs Office on the second floor of the Joseph A. Fidel Center.