Careers in Science

Careers in ScienceSouth Plains College Students - You are invited to join us on Friday, October 23, as we explore the wide range of academic and professional opportunities available in the sciences.

As a combined outreach effort of South Plains College and Texas Tech University, Exploring Careers in Science will give you the opportunity to investigate one of our four paths (see below) while we equip you to answer questions like - "How do you I get there from here?" or "What courses should I be taking at SPC to make sure I'm ready for the next step?" We will also be outlining targeted opportunities for financial aid and academic support available at both South Plains College and Texas Tech University.

Choose Your Path

There is simply too much to cram into one day - We want you to focus on exploring an area that is of particular interest to you, so you will be asked to rank each of the following four paths in order of your interest level on the application. Click here to review an overview of each path, or use one of the links below to start with an overview of a specific path:


Space is extremely limited. We want you to have a great experience, and we believe that this starts with being able to actually tour working labs and personally engage with your presenters; therefore, we have had to restrict the number of participants which we can accomodate. Apply today because preference will be given to those who apply early. Be sure to read through the path descriptions below before beginning the application.

Deadline to apply: Friday, October 16

Click Here to Apply


Below is our tentative schedule. We will be posting updates as they become available.

Friday, October 23, 2015

  • 8:00 AM - Students gather at SPC main campus
  • 8:30 AM - Bus departs SPC for SPC Reese Center, Building 8
  • 9:00 AM - Lab Tour, The Institute of Environmental and Human Health
  • 10:00 AM - Bus departs for TTU
  • 10:30 AM - General Session
  • 11:30 AM - Lunch with the TTU Office of Community College & Transfer Relations
  • 12:30 PM - Targeted Sessions
  • 2:00 PM - Closing Session
  • 2:30 PM - Depart TTU for SPC Reese Center and then SPC main campus

Maps & Directions

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Exploring Careers in Sciences is an outreach effort of the:

Plains Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program

Event Overview

Event Directors

Dr. Jaclyn Cañas-Carrell
Phone: (806) 885-4567
Krissy Torres
Phone: (806) 885-4567
Marisol Alonzo
Phone: (806) 885-4567