Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society Partners with Tallo

February 17, 2021

Contact: Amia’ Butler, Manager of Communications 
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Research Triangle Park, North Carolina – Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, an internationally renowned society of science and engineering, announces a new partnership with Tallo, a web-based networking platform. The partnership extends opportunities for students to create free, online profiles that highlight their talents, skills, and accomplishments to colleges, universities, and an extensive list of companies around the United States.

"Tallo was created to serve as a digital ecosystem where students and professionals can showcase the talents they’re most proud of, and companies and colleges can discover them and foster early connections,” stated Tallo’s President & CEO, Casey Welch. 

Through the Tallo networking platform, Sigma Xi student members from high school through graduate school can create private profiles to broadcast their achievements, enrich college search materials, and connect with potential career opportunities. Additionally, students are able to create valuable relationships with mentors and request digital badges offered by Sigma Xi. The badges students could receive are: Member of Sigma Xi, Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR) award, Top Presentation Award, Leadership, and Student Research Conference Presenter.

“This partnership between Sigma Xi and Tallo will allow students to underscore their accomplishments, particularly those achieved through Sigma Xi, to colleges, universities and future employers,” said Sigma Xi CEO Jamie Vernon. “We’re thrilled to help our members and student affiliates advance their careers by sharing their skills and talents on the Tallo platform.”

To get started on Tallo, Sigma Xi members should visit:

About Tallo
Tallo (formerly STEM Premier) is an online platform that connects talent with opportunities. The Tallo app assists students in designing a career pathway, educators in recruiting top talent to their schools, and employers in developing a stable, continuous talent pipeline. More than 850,000 students (age 13+) and professionals showcase their skills and abilities in their online profile, connect directly with companies and colleges looking for the next generation of talent, and match with over $20 billion in scholarships. For more information, visit

More About Sigma Xi: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society is the world’s largest multidisciplinary honor society for scientists and engineers. Its mission is to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition. Sigma Xi chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers around the world. More than 200 Nobel Prize winners have been members. The Society is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. On Twitter: @SigmaXiSociety