Internship Position

The Houston Community College Engineering Center of Excellence and the MdBio Foundation have created a mentorship program for HCC engineering students to connect with Houston middle school students who participate in the Verizon Innovative Learning explorer lab Exploring Engineering program during Spring 2019.

Application Process:

  • Apply online – Deadline February 3rd or until all positions have been filled
  • Write a short paragraph explaining why you would like to mentor middle school students into engineering careers.
  • Have completed at least 1 HCC engineering class with a 3.0 or better, i.e.: Introduction to Engineering class
  • Secure a statement of recommendation from a HCC faculty or staff member
  • Complete interview
  • HCC mentors: 10 – 15 HCC engineering students will be selected to participate


  • Enjoy working with students in grades 6-7
  • Enjoy STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • Have access to transportation to each location
  • Recognition that all people have strengths and they need to discover and use them.


  • $18 an hour – minimum commitment of 2 hours


  • The Mobile Learning lab will schedule time at various schools/locations in the Houston area. Each mentor will select the dates and locations based on availability.


  • Make a difference in the life of youth in your community.
  • Learn about yourself, personal growth.
  • Earn money sharing your time and expertise.
  • Give back and contribute to the community.
  • Have fun!
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