MESA provides students with the essential skills and resources to achieve success in school, career, life and STEM-related disciplines. MESA welcomes all students and actively recruits ethnic minorities and females as they are often underrepresented in STEM fields such as computer science and engineering. MESA mobilizes and aligns the resources of diverse educational institutions, industry and other partners to create and implement an integrated program that maximizes impact and outcomes.
MESA field trips provide students with opportunities to attend conferences and festivals, to participate in competitions, to visit university campuses, and to tour STEM related industries.
Some of the favorite locations and competitions include:
- The STEM Action Center's STEM Festival
- STEM at BYU
- SheTech Explorer Day
- Engineering department at local universities
- USU Innovation Campus
- The Leonardo
- The Living Planet Aquarium
- Physics Day at Lagoon
- State MESA Competition
- SeaPerch: Underwater Robotics
- VEX Robotics