STEM Professions 

The STEM professions include careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math, excluding careers in healthcare (see Health Professions Advising).  In our ever-changing world, the STEM label includes some of the most in-demand and fastest growing industries.  With the individualized faculty attention and tremendous opportunities for undergraduate research available, students within the STEM fields at Franklin & Marshall College are well prepared to launch meaningful careers in a variety of fields and industries.  Students can click on the link below to learn more about F&M's Engineering Professions Advising.

Whether you are a first-year student exploring various areas of interests or an alum looking for guidance and support, OSPGD is here to help.  Michael Vitlip, Director of STEM Professions Advising, is available to meet with students and alumni to discuss all aspects of your professional development, including undergraduate research or internship opportunities, graduate school applications, career exploration, job searches, and career changes.


Schedule an Appointment:

Students and alumni may schedule an appointment with Michael Vitlip, Director of STEM Professions Advising, here.  If you have trouble accessing the link or are unable to find an appointment that will work with your schedule, please reach out to OSPGD at 717-358-4084 or  

Evening appointments are available upon request.

Virtual Drop-In Hours:
Virtual Drop-In meetings are 15-minute sessions intended to cover short, quick questions. 

STEM Professions Virtual and In-Person Drop-In Hours will be available during Fall 2022:

  • Tuesdays from 10:30 to 12:30


Join the Listserv:

Students and alumni who are interested in joining the new STEM Professions listserv should contact OSPGD at  The listserv is sent out at the start of each week, and it includes information such as job opportunities, internship/research opportunities, graduate school tips and deadlines, and announcements about STEM Professions programs at F&M.