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5 Top STEM Kinetics Careers

Kinetics careers focus on the science of motion and physical changes. If you love sports and fitness, a career in kinetics might be right for you. Jobs in this field provide opportunities for anyone interested in physical education, fitness training, coaching, and medical treatment in the form of physical therapy or chiropractic medicine. These top [...]

By | 2018-02-15T14:40:56+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Reasons to Start (or Join!) a Robotics Club in Your School

A robotics club is a fun way to meet and work with other kids at school while creating the software, hardware, and everything else that goes into making a robot. If you watched America's Got Talent this season, you saw Merrick Hanna, who made it to the semi-finals performing his "robotic boy" story/dance. He also [...]

10 Careers that Use Statistics

Statistics is a branch of mathematics, and there are many careers that use statistics in calculating, analyzing, and presenting information. Like working with numbers? The following are just some of the careers that use statistics as an important part of the work to be done. 1. Statistician Job Description: A statistician uses math techniques to [...]

By | 2018-01-30T14:36:19+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Featured, Investigator, Real World, STEM - Math|0 Comments

Could You Pass Adulting 101?

Adulting is hard, but that doesn't mean you should try to avoid growing up. A few simple skills will help you feel confident when you step into the world on your own. Whatever you think "adulting" means, there are probably some parts of it that seem really intimidating. You might be used to relying on [...]

By | 2018-01-26T09:38:29+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

The Science Behind the Opioid Epidemic

Opioids kill over 60,000 Americans each year, but learning the effects of these drugs on the brain helps us understand the science behind the opioid epidemic. Most drug abusers are aged 18-25, but no one is immune from the effects of addiction to prescription painkillers or heroin. The opioid epidemic is so widespread that deaths [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:02+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Reasons to Find a Mentor

We often think of professionals having business mentors, but students who find a mentor benefit from that relationship their entire lives. The original Mentor was a character in "The Odyssey" by Homer. In this epic poem, Odysseus, king of Ithaca, went away to fight in the Trojan War and left his friend, Mentor, to care for [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:02+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Emergency Response Careers

Emergency responders work in many different emergency response careers, but they all face danger to come to the aid of others when called. A job where you can really make a difference in other people's lives is available to you in many emergency response careers. Explore some of the opportunities to discover one that may [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:02+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Guide to LinkedIn for Beginners

Joining a professional network is important when preparing for a career. Knowing how it differs from other social networks is key when joining LinkedIn for beginners. Getting off to a good start and avoiding common mistakes many make on LinkedIn can save you time and help you to use this social media network to your [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:02+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Forestry Technician

A forestry technician works in grasslands, mountains, and forests to protect and maintain millions of acres of the wonderful wilderness Americans enjoy. Love the outdoors? Choose from a variety of jobs available to the forestry technician, because there are opportunities for the loner and the people person, the researcher or the information booth attendant. Step [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:06+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Geology Careers

STEM geology careers are some of the best jobs on Earth -- literally. Check out what these professionals do, what they earn, and how to become one. Working outside, studying the Earth's soil and water, geologists provide information about the Earth for map-making, environmental health, and industries such as energy, farming, and construction. There are [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:06+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments