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The Mentor Matching

Engine (MME) Program


Through the Mentor Matching Engine (MME), high school students across Illinois connect with professional mentors to collaborate on a long-term research project. Students research and innovate in traditional STEM topics, as well as intersectional topics such as social sciences, arts & humanities, social justice, and more. Hear from our students on the Mentor Matching Engine!

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