Tour Your Future
Explore future STEM careers with Tour Your Future! This program for girls and non-binary youth ages 11–17 provides the opportunity to meet STEM professionals in a range of fields. Participants can experience what it is like to work in a variety of industries ranging from wildlife rehabilitation to robotics and more!
Tour Your Future welcomes cisgender girls, transgender girls, non-binary youth, gender nonconforming youth, genderqueer youth, and anyone who identifies as female.
Pre-registration is required.
Cost: $13 per student
Scholarships available. Call 412.237.3400 to learn more!
Thurs., Dec. 14
11 am–1 pm
Medical Examiner’s Office
1520 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222
The Allegheny County Office of the Medical Examiner (ACOME) has the responsibility of investigating all deaths in Allegheny County except for those that are clearly natural and have a physician to issue the death certificate. Other violent, accidental, sudden unexpected, or medically unattended deaths must be reported to, and fall under the jurisdiction of, ACOME. ACOME also conducts forensic analyses on evidence from crime scenes to assist law enforcement, judicial court systems, and health and environmental agencies. Students will have a unique opportunity to explore ACOME during this guided tour and learn about the important work that is conducted by the scientists, laboratory technicians, forensic investigators, and more.
*Disclaimer: This is an active forensics laboratory. You may observe human remains at this facility. All participants will be required to sign-in as well as sign official confidentiality agreements per the Allegheny County Office of the Medical Examiner.
Mon., Dec. 18
11 am–1 pm
Carnegie Science Center
One Allegheny Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Want to know what it takes to make your favorite science museum successfully operate? Join us at Carnegie Science Center to learn about the different careers that help run our museum. Get a behind-the-scenes experience where you can observe the different workspaces of each department. Following a tour of the museum, you can sit and chat with different members of our team about the path that led them to a career at Carnegie Science Center. At the end of our session, join our team in the BNY Mellon Fab Lab to participate in a makerspace activity.
Can I go on a tour? Tours are open to individuals and groups ages 11–17. Cisgender girls, transgender girls, non-binary youth, gender nonconforming youth, genderqueer youth, and anyone who identifies as female is welcome.
What will I do on a tour? Typical tours include a guided tour of the host site’s facility, a Q&A session with women+ professionals, and a hands-on activity related to the work done at the host site.
How much does a tour cost? All tours are $13 per student. A limited number of need-based scholarships for individuals and groups are available. To request a scholarship for an individual, please complete this application . To request a scholarship for a school group, please fill out this application .
How do I sign up? Register online or call 412.237.3400 to book your spot.
What if the tour is filled? If the tour you’re interested in is filled, please call 412.237.3400 to be added to the waitlist. You will be notified if spaces become available.
Where do I go for the tour? All tours are on site at the specified locations, or on a virtual meeting platform. These are NOT at Carnegie Science Center. After registration is complete, you will receive an informational email approximately one week prior to the tour date with specific arrival and tour details.
For Professional Women+ in STEM Fields
If you are a cisgender woman, transgender woman, non-binary individual, gender nonconforming individual, genderqueer individual, or anyone who identifies as female working in STEM, we would love to meet you! You’re just one click away from inspiring some of our next great STEM professionals! Please take the time to fill out this form to host a Tour Your Future event at your place of work.
Tour Your Future No-Call No-Show Policy
Participants must cancel their spot at least one week in advance if they are unable to attend. If any participant is a no-call no-show two times during a semester, that participant will be unable to register for future tours.
Questions? Please contact Maggie Fonner at FonnerM@carnegiesciencecenter.org for more info.