Science, technology, engineering and math pervades every aspect of our lives – in our natural world, in our homes, in transportation, and in everyday products. STEM careers are all around us. Long gone is the stereotype of a scientist in a white coat – today’s STEM professionals are working out in the field, in offices, in labs, in schools, in cities and in the countryside - on technological innovations that will find solutions to health problems, the world’s economy, manufacturing processes, computing, environmental issues and more. They are vital professions that sustain our communities and transform nations.
It is also one of the most in-demand, rewarding and well paid career choices you can make. Opportunities are plentiful at all levels of education, from associate degrees and certificates through doctoral degrees.
College students who ask themselves, “Will I be able to find a job after college?” are finding STEM a highly marketable degree upon graduation. Here are a few statistics: