Summer 2019 Base 11 Fellowship Concludes

Summer 2019 Base 11 Fellowship Concludes

The Base 11 Summer Fellowship of 2019 has just concluded, which means a whole new cohort of aspiring STEM leaders are now equipped with the valuable hands-on experience that will transform them into the talented STEM workforce of tomorrow. With over 500 applicants and...

Base 11 Victory Circle Student of the Month: Nallely Lopez

Base 11 Victory Circle Student of the Month: Nallely Lopez

When pursuing a degree in engineering, many students find that they not only gain the technical skills and knowledge related to their specific major, but they often end up learning a lot about themselves. For Base 11 intern Nallely Lopez, this is exactly what happened...

Inspiring Words from Astronaut Leland Melvin

Inspiring Words from Astronaut Leland Melvin

By Elvis Leon, CEO of Helios Rocketry at Arizona State University We are so used to seeing people like Leland Melvin on social media, that we come to think of them as just a character inside our phones. Seeing him in person at the Next Frontier Tour was great because...

STEM Heroes of the Future Complete Their Base 11 Internships

STEM Heroes of the Future Complete Their Base 11 Internships

By Jade Kim, Student Success Specialist The Base 11 Academic Year Internships at UCI wrapped up in May and in June at Caltech — and the results were impressive. With a total cohort of 28 students and a 100% retention rate, this was one of Base 11’s most successful...

Cristo Rey Philadelphia Students Fly High….Again

Cristo Rey Philadelphia Students Fly High….Again

Another year, another class of high school seniors building and flying their very own drones. Cristo Rey Philadelphia just completed their second year of the Autonomous System Engineering Academy course where high school students, led by teacher Eva Porter, learned...

Podcast: One Man’s Journey from the NFL to Space

Podcast: One Man’s Journey from the NFL to Space

By Cliff Medling, Dassault Systèmes Most college students don’t stay in the field in which they received their degree. In fact, only 27% of college graduates have a job related to their major. This is no surprise, as many people move around once they get a taste of...

Lessons in STEM Success from Around the World

Lessons in STEM Success from Around the World

By Thomas English for Base 11 The United States has stood as a beacon of innovation for the last century and a half. It is here that the space race was won, and where world-changing companies like Facebook, Apple and the iPhone, Google, Twitter, and Microsoft were...

Victory Circle Student of the Month: Ebony Warren

Victory Circle Student of the Month: Ebony Warren

Santa Monica College’s Ebony Warren, she found an internship through Base 11 that allowed her to take what she learned in the classroom and apply it to a real-world project at UCI’s Autonomous Systems Engineering Academy.