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5 Top STEM Transportation Careers

Many important transportation careers are in demand to meet the challenge of getting everyone where they want to go and everything where it needs to be, efficiently and on time. Students interested in transportation careers should investigate the opportunities available to every STEM Type and at different education and training levels. Managing not only trains, [...]

By | 2018-09-25T14:59:45+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Featured, How can I do what I love?, Real World|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Commercial Electrician

Designing, installing, and repairing electrical systems in commercial buildings is the job of a commercial electrician. Of the many jobs available in the construction industry, the commercial electrician may be the most important because electrical power is required for almost everything that services the building equipment and provides lighting, heating, and air conditioning for the [...]

By | 2018-09-21T14:48:57+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Featured, Maker, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Railroad Conductor

Freight and passenger trains are an important part of the transportation industry where a career as railroad conductor is available to high school graduates. AmTrak has set passenger records in the past 11 years, according to the National Association of Railroad Passengers, and the U.S. Department of Commerce confirms that about 300,000 people are employed [...]

By | 2018-09-12T15:51:21+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Featured, How do I get there?, Integrator, Real World|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Operation of high-tech equipment and good communication with both patients and doctors are the skills required of a diagnostic medical sonographer. Because of the aging U.S. population, and the medical issues and necessary care that the elderly face, health care needs are also increasing. The availability of jobs in the health care field is growing [...]

By | 2018-09-05T16:18:33+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Advisor, Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Ways to Get Ready for the New School Year

A new school year is just around the corner. Instead of dreading going back, take a few simple steps now to make sure this is your best school year ever. If you want this school year to be different than the last, you need to think about it and prepare differently in these last few [...]

By | 2018-08-09T15:02:07+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

3 Ways to Overcome Your Math Anxiety

Math is not just something you have to learn, it's something you have to do -- and that horrible fear that you can't do it is math anxiety. Learning addition, subtraction, maybe even division and multiplication, was not too hard. All of those drills and flashcards in elementary school helped you to learn basic math. [...]

By | 2018-07-19T14:52:34+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Featured, STEM - Math|0 Comments

Get Your STEM on with Nintendo Labo

Gamers will meet a new challenge from Nintendo’s recently released Nintendo Labo as they learn STEM skills of engineering, physics, and programming to create their own toy and make it come to life. Gamers will understand how to construct a toy and use computer programming to allow it to be played with a game console [...]

By | 2018-06-29T15:14:40+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Technology|0 Comments

5 Surprising Types of Engineers

All types of engineers use math, science, and technology to solve problems, then combine creativity to achieve designs and solutions for almost every industry. The familiar engineering fields -- mechanical, chemical, civil, and electrical -- may not seem to quite fit your career interests. But there are many other types of engineers to consider before [...]

By | 2018-06-24T22:27:49+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Engineering|0 Comments

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