Section of Integrative Activities

Section of Integrative Activities

Catalyzes and incubates NSF-wide initiatives, promotes STEM talent and advances agency policies and research infrastructure.

NSF-wide initiatives

The section prototypes and coordinates large-scale cross-directorate initiatives, including:

Awards and internships

The section administers several prestigious honorary awards and professional internship programs for aspiring scientists and engineers:

Broadening participation in STEM

The section hosts the Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering. CEOSE advises NSF on approaches to encourage the full participation of underrepresented groups in the nation's STEM enterprise.

NSF policy and practices

The section supports NSF policy analysis and improvements to the agency's management and practices. It: