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Chicago Botanic Garden Science Career Continuum students pose for a group photo on steps at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Bricks and cement steps in the foreground. Students in the midground. Trees on either side of the background, and a lawn and lake in the background under a cloudy blue sky.

How Four Special Alumni Turned STEM Summer Camp into #CareerGoals

What’s astounding about the Science Career Continuum (SCC) program is not just the curriculum, but the long-lasting impressions and effects the program has on alumni. Based on internal survey results, SCC has seen roughly 53 percent of alumni go on to earn STEM-related degrees, and the program has been uniquely effective in encouraging students to be the first generation of their family to receive higher education. Four alumni, in particular, stand out to SCC as great examples of how the program influences their participants. Their stories will blow you away.

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