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Questions? Please contact the MISTI Principal Investigator:

Dr. Meghan Marrero
(914) 674-7889

Program Location

Mercy College
Dobbs Ferry Campus
555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY

Students are responsible for transportation to and from campus and to/from local field trip venues.

Summer STEM Programs not offered in 2017

"Get your feet wet" in science and math research and teaching as you participate in hands-on activities, analyze data sets and teach others about your findings. Visit local scientific and educational institutions, work side-by-side with scientists and mathematicians, earn a stipend, boost your resume and have fun! 

Benefits to Students
  • Engage in science and math research in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment
  • Work with experts in their fields as you study real-world scientific problems
  • Visit scientific and educational institutions to gain first-hand experiences
  • Improve literature review, statistics, writing and presentation skills by completing authentic study
  • Develop peer teaching skills as you educate others about your topic
  • Earn a $900 stipend
  • Daily lunch will be provided
Who is Eligible?

Open to students who have completed their first or second year at Mercy College, Bronx Community College, Rockland Community College or Westchester Community College with a keen interest in mathematics and/or biology. Students considering pursing a career in math or science education are strongly preferred.

Program Dates

Monday - Thursday, June 1st - 18th, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., with a few longer days and possible Fridays for field trips. 

Accepted students must commit to attending all hours of the program.