Job Spotlight: Gemstone Appraiser

Investors, jewelers, and insurance agencies all depend upon the gemstone appraiser to tell them just how much their prized jewel is worth. The job of gemstone appraiser is a difficult one that demands constant study and knowledge about every aspect of gemology and the jewelry market. Training and Education Required Using STEM knowledge learned in [...]

By | 2018-02-20T15:30:10+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Explorer, Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Criminal Investigator

You don't have to wear a cape to fight evildoers! You can follow the trail of a crime as a professional criminal investigator. Going into a career in law doesn't have to mean becoming a lawyer or police officer. The field of criminal investigation is not only exciting, but also helps make the world a [...]

By | 2018-02-19T12:07:31+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Featured, Investigator, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

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 More Amazing STEM Organizations for Teens

Having trouble finding an extracurricular activity that fits your interests? Maybe it's time to start or join one of these STEM organizations for teens. Things like sports, band, and chorus might already exist at your school, but you want to join a group or club that feeds your passions while setting your college or job [...]

By | 2018-02-01T15:40:31+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Featured, How do I get there?, 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

5 Top STEM Dietary Careers

Dietary careers are growing as they now include a wide variety of jobs that all involve food in one way or another—and who doesn't love to eat? Opportunities ranging from food preparation to the scientific study of food are available to those interested in pursuing one of these incredible dietary careers. Restaurant sales are growing [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:07+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Featured, How can I do what I love?, Real World|0 Comments

The Budding Relationship Between Girl Scouts and STEM

Adding STEM programs to the outdoor activities scouts are known for create a "fun with purpose" curriculum for Girl Scouts and STEM that results in so much more than badges. The announcement from the Girl Scouts organization released in July states that there are 23 new STEM and outdoor badges which the organization hopes will [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:08+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Featured, Is there a place for me?, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Skills You Need to Be a Successful Freelancer

Working 9 to 5 in an office may not be your dream life. If you have a skill that you think you can sell, working as a successful freelancer may be another option. Just imagine setting your own schedule and working the hours you want to, having control over what you do and how you [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:09+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Featured, How can I do what I love?, Real World|0 Comments