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Careers in Science

Careers in Science

September 16, 2022!


South Plains College Students - You are invited to join us on Friday, September 16, 2022 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 two paths (see below) while we equip you to answer questions like - "How do 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 paths in order of your interest level on the application. We will do our best to match you in the path you are most interested in, however cannot guarantee it.  Click here to review an overview of each path.

Event Overview

Date: Friday, September 16, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: South Plains College, Reese Center & Texas Tech University

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 above before beginning the application.


Deadline to apply: Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Click Here to Apply


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

Friday, September 16, 2022

  • 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
  • 12:30 PM - Lab Tours
  • 2:00 PM - Closing Session
  • 2:30 PM - Depart TTU for SPC Reese Center and then SPC main campus

Maps & Directions

Exploring Careers in Sciences is an outreach effort of the:

Plains Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program

Dr. Laci Alexander
Phone: (806) 716-2322
E-mail: lalexander@southplainscollege.edu

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