This SAME-TEC pre-conference workshop guide includes worksheets to help you create a blueprint for a recruitment program, design a learning community, design a mentoring program, and match mentors with participating students. The guide also includes descriptions and links to recruitment, retention, and mentoring program case studies, example websites, and resources.

Download the guide from the Gender Equity Collaborative website.


Semmer, M., & Anderson, A. (2008). Prospecting for Gold: Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Students in Emerging Technologies SAME-TEC Pre-Conference Workshop. Austin, TX: Gender Equity Collaborative. Retrieved from