Jamie Schultz
CSTEP Coordinator
Math, Science and Career Education
585-343-0055 x6456

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Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)


GCC's CSTEP is a New York State Department of Education grant-funded enrichment initiative designed to:

  • Financial support

  • Promote academic distinction

  • Foster student independence

  • Enrich students’ college experience

  • Opportunities for historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged college students:

    • Pursuing a career in math, science, technology, and health related fields (see full list)

    • In pre-professional or professional undergraduate study seeking licensure
    • A resident of New York State

Resources available to CSTEP students include:

  • Peer and professional tutoring
  • Academic & career workshops
  • Educational field trips
  • Assistance with securing job shadows, internships, and research opportunities
  • Individualized advisement sessions
  • Academic competitions
  • Mentoring
  • Networking and career exploration
  • Financial support and assistance
  • Learn more at NYSED.gov

CSTEP students will become strong leaders and highly competitive individuals either when transferring to a four-year college or university, or seeking employment.

CSTEP students will experience pilot research, participate in local internships and present at conferences (including the CSTEP statewide Conference).

For more information, contact Jamie Schultz, program coordinator

Lab Student

Applicable Program Majors

  • Accounting
  • Biotechnology
  • Engineering Science
  • Health Studies
  • Human Services
  • Nursing
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Systems & Network Technology
  • Food Processing Technology
  • Computer Systems & Operations
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Polysomnographic Technology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Web Design
  • Fitness & Recreational Sports Management
  • Respiratory Care
  • Liberal Arts 
  • And More-Inquire Within