Employers from all over the country and the world realize the value of internships and cooperative education academic courses. These programs can help employers realize the institution’s organizational goals. By giving students hands-on experience and mentoring them will provide the company with an opportunity to build tomorrow’s future. Not only are these programs cost-effective for the employer, but they also impact the professional development of students, and foster an ongoing partnership with the academic community. We are committed to helping you identify outstanding talent for your organization!

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Youngstown State University consists of five departments and over 100 faculty. We seek to deliver integrated programs of excellence to an engaged learning community, through outstanding academic programs, the expansion of graduate education, economic development in the community, and K-12 outreach in support of science and math education.

These programs have been recognized through many awards and publications, with the most recent being recognition from U.S. News and World Report for being among the best in the world in undergraduate engineering programs.

  • STEM Expo 

    Get to know our students, gain visibility, and recruit potential hires by participating in our STEM Expo

    Upcoming Dates:  

    • Fall 2023: Thursday, September 28, 2023
    • Spring 2024: Thursday, February 29, 2024


    Almost 95% of employers who attended the Fall 2015 Expo said the event not only met their needs but also that they were pleasantly surprised about the quality of new talent.

    Not only does the event provide critical face-to-face interaction with potential interns, co-ops and full-time hirees, it also allows you to introduce your company to the newest cohort of up-and-coming STEM professionals, network with other employers, and meet our faculty and staff.

    Please review our Expo Registration Disclaimer and Policies.

  • Employer Involvement
    • Capstones & Projects

      If you are interested in working with students through projects or research, please complete the Capstone/Project Request Form.

    • On-Campus Interviews (OCIs)

      Employers have the opportunity to screen prospective candidates on campus. Several companies choose to conduct OCIs the day after the STEM Expo each semester. However, these are available to employers at any time.

    • Employer Visits

      Travel to campus to receive updates on the College of STEM, a tour of the new Excellence Training Center (ETC), and discuss how your organization and the College of STEM can collaborate. These events are on demand and can be coordinated at any time during the year.

    • Information Sessions

      We welcome employers to schedule information sessions with our students to foster relationships and bring awareness of their organizations. Several companies choose to conduct Information Sessions the before the STEM Expo each semester. However, these are available to employers at any time.