STEM Engaged Learning
Apply to CSU STEM VISTA
Kristina Barger
Kristina’s Story

Kristina Barger is an AmericCorps*VISTA alumna and program director for CSU STEM VISTA. Read how VISTA changed her life »

We are not currently accepting applications. We typically accept applications between January and March each year.

Applicant Qualifications
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien age 18 or older
  • Bachelor’s degree required (degree in science, technology, engineering, or math preferred)
  • Commitment to VISTA’s anti-poverty mission
  • Interest and willingness to understand issues related to college access and success
  • Experience working with college students, youth, community-based or governmental organizations
  • Ability to take on a leadership role
  • Experience in any of the following areas: project or program management, volunteer management, multi-tasking, community building, community organizing, public speaking skills
  • Organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication
Application Process
Step 1: Complete AmeriCorps General Online Application
Step 2: Submit Your CSU STEM VISTA Supplemental Application
Step 3: Prepare for your Interview

The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) will contact you to schedule a 60-minute interview. Interviews will be conducted via phone/video conferencing with at least two Chancellor's Office representatives. Please review the VISTA FAQs (.pdf) prior to your interview.

Additional Information

The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) will be accepting applications beginning February 24, 2014. Offers will be made on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Applicants may be offered and required to accept/decline a CSU STEM VISTA position prior to being notified of their CSU STEM host site placement. CCE will match CSU STEM VISTA applicants with host sites based on a number of factors, including knowledge, skills and interest of applicant, and the needs of the host site.