About ISEE

ISEE is advancing a new generation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals that contribute to making STEM an inclusive environment through their teaching, mentoring, collaboration, and leadership.

By mobilizing teams of current and future STEM professionals who collectively teach and mentor hundreds of college students and recent graduates each year, ISEE uses an inventive model for STEM workforce development.


PDP:  for scientists and engineers

WEST: for incoming community college transfer students

PREP: for undergraduates doing summer research projects

Akamai: workforce development in Hawaii

R&D: learning about teaching, learning and workforce development


ISEE Themes


Coming Events

Akamai Internship Kick-off and Short Course

June 13-16, 2015

Workshops for Engineering & Science Transfers

September 14-16, 2015

Past Events

2015 PDP Inquiry Institute, March 11-14, 2015

PDP 2015 Design Institutes

Toronto Design Institute
April 7-9, 2015
Dunlap Institute, Toronto, Canada

Santa Cruz Design Institute 
April 17-19, 2015
University Center, UC Santa Cruz

Hawaii Design Institute
May 1-3, 2015
Waikoloa Marriott, Big Island

ISEE-Akamai Mentor Workshop
May 1 & 2, 2015
Waikoloa Marriott, Big Island



The Professional Development Program (PDP) is at the heart of ISEE activities. STEM professionals accepted into the PDP participate in a series of intensives, and join a team to design and teach an innovative learning activity.


Dates & information


Small teams with a big impact