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NHSEMP - Native Hawaiian Science & Engineering Mentorship Program

Current Students


Aloha kakou! Welcome to the Fall 2016 semester!

If you are an NHSEMP Scholars student, this page is for you. Here, you will find current information on what’s happening in NHSEMP such as general meetings, upcoming events & community service projects, homework help and tutoring sessions, and jobs and internship opportunities.

Congratulations to our 2015-2016 Graduating Students! We wish you the best on your future endeavors and please keep in touch!

Please check back often for updated information.
(this page updated on 08/2016)

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Upcoming Events:

NHSEMP Fall 2016 Application!
DUE: September 2, 2016 (Friday)
(see "Forms" page for online application & instructions)

NHSEMP Orientation
(more details to be provided when school resumes)

Mid-Semester Check-Ins
October 2016
(more details to be provided)

PD Workshops:
Please see below for a list of upcoming PD Workshops

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General Meetings and Speaker Series - Archived Agendas & Notes
If you were unable to attend a General Meeting or Speaker Series, you can find the agenda and notes here.


Upcoming Community Service Opportunities and Outreach Events
Please check here for the latest community service opportunties and outreach events. If you are interested in volunteering for any of these events, please contact or the main contact person listed on the event.

DEADLINE for FA '16 Write-Up Forms: TBA
For more information on the events listed below, click here

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1st Saturdays of every month:
Kanewai, Manoa & Punalu'u -
Lo'i Work
2nd Saturdays of every month:
Hui o Ko'olaupoko Community Workday,
He'eia and Hakipu'u
Invasive species removal and native plant restoration

Hui Malama i ka Lokahi, Kailua -
Restoration of ethnobotanical & cultural features

Kako'o Oiwi, Kaneohe -
Lo'i Work

He'eia Fishpond, Kaneohe

3rd Saturdays of every month:
Ho'oulu 'Aina Community Workday, Kalihi -
Focus on native reforestation, community food production, & healthy food preparation

Papahana Kuaola Community Workday, Kaneohe -
Stream Restoration

Hui Malama i ka Lokahi, Kailua -
Restoration of ethnobotanical & cultural features

Kanewai, Manoa & Punalu'u -
Lo'i Work

4th Saturdays of every month:
Papahana Kuaola Community Workday, Kaneohe -
Lo'i Work

Hui o Ko'olaupoko Community Workdays-
He'eia and Hakipu'u

Invasive species removal and native plant restoration

He'eia Fishpond, Kaneohe

Last Saturdays: Oct. 31, Nov. 28
Hawaii Nature Center, Pouhala Marsh, Waipahu -
Marsh restoration & establishing habitat for native waterbirds

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Mid-Semester Check-Ins
As part of your student commitment to NHSEMP, please sign up for a minimum 30 minute time block to meet with us and talk about your current standing in each of your science and engineering classes or Masters/PhD research and thesis, your professional mentors, and your goals for next semester (or the real world, if you’re graduating!).

Fall 2016 Check-In Dates: October 2016

Recitation Session & Tutoring Schedule - Fall 2016 Schedule available soon
Group recitation sessions and tutoring are available for the following classes. If you need mentoring for a class that is not listed, please contact NHSEMP staff at

** Click here for FA '16 Tutor Schedule(available soon)

- BIOL 171, 172, 275
- CEE 270, 271
- CHEM 161, 162, 272, 273
- EE 160, 211, 213, 315
- MATH 241-244, 302, 307
- ME 300+, 311
- NREM 220
- PHYS 151, 152, 170, 272

You will find several useful forms for you to fill out when necessary. Please print out the required form and return it to Holmes Hall 207C or email the form (if signature is not required) to


Professional Development Opportunities
We have listed workshops to help you prepare for upcoming internship interviews and informational sessions hosted by various STEM companies. Please email the main contact listed or NHSEMP for more information about specific opportunities.

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Hosted by NHSEMP:

"Resume Prep"
First half of the workshop will provide tips & suggestions; last half of the workhop we will help you edit your drafts.
* This will be a working session, so please bring a draft of a personal statement or essay.

"Preparing for Scholarship Season"
We will discuss the FAFSA, Preparation Timeline suggestions, Letters of Recommendation, Transcripts, and more! A list of upcoming Scholarship will also be provided to all attendees.


Hosted by Manoa Career Center:

"Resume & Cover Letter: Market Yourself on Paper"
Wednesday Sept. 14 @ 2:30-3:30pm
Thursday Sept. 29 @ 1:30-2:30pm
Wednesday Nov. 2 @ 3:30-4:30pm
Tuesday Nov. 15 @ 3:30-4:30pm
All held in MCC

Click here to RSVP
Recognize ways to build & organize the content of a successful resume, highlight transferrable skills & describe responsibilities/accomplishments, format a professional cover letter, and much more!

"10 Steps to Making a Great Impression
at the Career Fair "

Tuesday October 4 @ 1:30-2:30pm, MCC
Click here to RSVP
Tips on creating a resume for the career fair;Iinformation on appropriate career fair attire; Tips on meeting relevant employers & creating a 30-second elevator speech; Ways to keep track of employer contacts & conducting post-career fair follow-up.

"14 Things You Should Know About the Interview"
Tuesday Sept. 20 @ 3:00-4:00pm
Tuesday Oct. 18 @ 3:00-4:00pm
Thursday Nov. 3 @ 3:00-4:00pm
Wednesday Nov. 30 @ 3:00-4:00pm
All held in MCC
Click here to RSVP

Learn about the interview process, how to be proactive before the interview, commonly asked & behavior based questions and how to respond effectively, and much more!

"Thinking about Graduate/Professional School"
Wednesday Oct. 26 @ 2:30-3:30pm, QLC 208
Click here to RSVP
Learn about the steps to take to clarify career goals that may impact the decision to go to grad school and the selection of a program; expectations & requirements of a graduate/professional study, and more.

** To attend PD Workshops,
please RSVP to the Host organization

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Internship, Scholarship, and Study Abroad Opportunities
There are various internship opportunities available and many of the application deadlines are coming up soon! Please email NHSEMP or the main contact listed for more information about specific opportunities.

Quick Links to:
** Summer STEM Research Opportunities
** 2014-2015 Scholarships

Textbook Loan Library

Here you will find a list of available textbooks for you to borrow. If you are interested, please stop by Holmes Hall 458 to check them out. Please note that some of these editions may not be for the current semester's courses.

Ohana Program – “Find your Ohana”

Informational Links
Please check this page for links to our partner programs.






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