The Center for Internship Placement (CIP) is a non-profit educational organization established
to recruit and support underrepresented minority students interested in science, technology,
engineering and mathematics (STEM).
The Arkansas Mentoring and Networking Association (AMNA) is a project of CIP. AMNA helps Arkansas
- Develop valuable academic and professional mentor relationships
- Learn to network like a pro, meet STEM students and professionals from all over
- Connect students to paid summer STEM internships
The Arkansas Mentoring and Networking Association, Inc. (AMNA) was founded in 2004 as a
non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting opportunities for historically underrepresented
STEM students in Arkansas. For over a decade, AMNA has been creating STEM opportunities
and networks for Arkansas underrepresented minority (URM) high school, college and graduate
students through mentoring, networking and research opportunities.
AMNA assembles, facilitates, and navigates! By assembling STEM students at lectures and
luncheons held on university campuses, AMNA facilitates exceptional mentoring and
networking opportunities. These opportunities prepare students for extraordinary STEM