By intentionally intersecting industry and education, the EDGE Consortium is uniquely situated to establish new, more accessible pathways into the semiconductor industry. Within our network of experts, educators, mentors, industry leaders, career advisors, and policymakers, the EDGE Consortium is able to give students access to a robust network of in-industry semiconductor professionals and world-class faculty at some of the most recognized university engineering programs in the country, who are ready to mentor and coach EDGE students as they explore and pursue careers in the field.
Mentorship has proven to be a powerful lever for helping students from historically marginalized backgrounds succeed in STEM in college and their careers, and will be an essential component of the EDGE Scholars program. Coach-mentors will serve for a minimum of two semesters/three trimesters to ensure continuity over the course of the school year and give students an average of 5 hours per term of access for bespoke, real-time support. The EDGE Mentorship program will:
The success of this program depends on participation from schools and companies who share the EDGE Consortium’s commitment to growing and diversifying the US semiconductor workforce. Will you join us?