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Job Spotlight: Desktop Publisher

Publishing can be done very professionally by a desktop publisher thanks to the many tools computer hardware and software provide. The ability to see how words and images can best be arranged on a page for the reader is a skill every desktop publisher must have. But this professional is not just a computer nerd [...]

By | 2018-05-03T14:30:30+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

7 Surprising Sources of Renewable Energy

Researchers are working overtime to create new sources of renewable energy to meet the demand for more and better fuels for our power-hungry world. Scientists have experimented with things never considered before as alternative and green sources of renewable energy. Their creativity and STEM skills have opened the door to many surprising and unique ways [...]

By | 2018-05-02T15:30:34+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

So You Want to Be a Scientist: 10 Types of Scientists

When you think of a scientist, you probably picture someone in a white coat mixing chemicals in a lab. In reality, there are many types of scientists who do really diverse things. If science is your favorite subject, see whether one of these types of scientists could be your future career. These STEM jobs are [...]

By | 2018-04-25T17:20:50+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

Surprising Facts About the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

While fishing gear makes up almost half of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, other plastics are present as well and together form a growing mass that threatens sea life. Photo Credit: Flickr Creative Commons Once thought to be made up mostly of plastic bottles, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a huge floating [...]

By | 2018-04-12T15:15:37+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

The job of certified registered nurse anesthetist is just one of many challenging nursing careers available to students interested in health care. Working in the operating room and taking responsibility for patients' sedation and pain control is a very demanding position that requires extensive education, intensive training, certification, and continuing education. Despite these strict requirements, [...]

By | 2018-04-10T15:22:11+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Nursing Careers

Nursing is both a caring and technical field, but not all nurses are the same. There are actually many options for students interested in nursing careers. Both licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and registered nurses (RNs) care for patients in medical offices and hospital settings. They provide services most everyone is familiar with from taking their [...]

By | 2018-04-03T14:56:28+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|1 Comment

Job Spotlight: Optical Fabrication Technician

Cutting, grinding, and polishing lenses are the skills perfected by an optical fabrication technician. Is this career right for you? When eyeglasses are needed to improve sight, a prescription from the eye doctor instructs the optical fabrication technician exactly how the lenses must be made for each individual. They also make optical lenses for cameras, [...]

By | 2018-04-26T16:22:57+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Forensics Careers

Most of us who watch television crime dramas think we know all about forensics careers, but there are many specialized STEM jobs in this interesting field. The following are only five of the many forensics careers available to those trained to analyze and dissect evidence that may assist investigators in solving a crime, making an [...]

By | 2018-03-14T14:35:10+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Protective Agent

A protective agent for the Central Intelligence Agency may work anywhere in the world to ensure the safety of personnel, facilities, and information. The job of CIA protective agent has been portrayed in many movies and television shows and most of us picture a tough, gun-toting guy traveling the world and carrying out dangerous, but [...]

By | 2018-03-08T16:05:12+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Featured, Investigator, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments