A Proven Path to STEM Success

Our San Francisco Bay Area location provides Mills STEM students with exceptional resources for learning, and our faculty and staff are committed to creating educational experiences beyond the classroom. From on-campus student clubs to field trips, from internships to career counseling, you'll find numerous ways to align your academic goals with your personal and professional interests at Mills.

Beyond the Classroom | Only in the Bay Area | Internships & Volunteer Opportunities | What Our STEM Graduates Do

Beyond the Classroom

Our small classes and hands-on research experiences are just the start of how you can prepare for a future in STEM. Opportunities outside of the classroom include:

In addition, our career services team can help you connect with exciting local professional opportunities and prepare you for your career search through STEM-specific career panels, resume review, and interview preparation.

Only in the Bay Area

Living and studying in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area comes with perks—including access to incredible, one-of-a-kind STEM resources where you can dive into the history of your chosen field, broaden your knowledge base, and explore the newest developments across all STEM fields.

Internships & Volunteer Opportunities

With help from Mills faculty and our career services team, you'll have the chance to gain real-world experience through internships and volunteer work. Internships may count toward your course credits and sometimes can fulfill your community engaged learning requirement.

  • Children’s Hospital Oakland
  • Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology, UC Davis
  • Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
  • Gap
  • Intel
  • Kaiser Permanente clinics
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Memory and Aging Center, UCSF
  • Mozilla
  • NASA
  • Nationwide Financial
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • SpaceX
  • Stitch Fix
  • University of Hawaii Cancer Center
  • US Census Bureau
  • US Fish and Wildlife Services
  • US Green Building Council, Northern California Chapter
  • Veterans Affairs
  • Women’s Cancer Resource Center

What Our STEM Graduates Do

After graduation, Mills STEM alumnae find themselves well equipped for challenging, rewarding careers in innovative fields that allow them to put their education to good use.

Associate Professor of Computer Science
University of San Francisco
Business Systems Analyst
GAP

Chemist
Thermo Fisher Scientific


Conservation Biologist
Sierra Forest Legacy


Data Integration Specialist
Thomson Reuters


Director, Financial Risk Management
KPMG


Endocrinologist
Palo Alto Medical Foundation


Environmental Analyst and GIS Specialist
TRA Environmental Sciences


Field Engineer
Schlumberger


Financial Institutions Specialist
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Pediatric Surgeon
Valley Children’s Hospital


Psychiatrist
Tulane School of Medicine


Public Health Virologist
California Department of Public Health


Risk Analyst
US Bank


Senior Research Psychologist
NASA Ames Research Center, San Jose State University Research Foundation


Senior SAP Business Analyst
Nike


Software Engineer
Google


Therapist
East Bay Agency for Children


Veterinarian
Northpointe Veterinary Hospital


Wildlife Biologist
US Army Corps of Engineers