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June 24th, 2018|0 Comments

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 -- [...]

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Job Spotlight: Advertising Account Executive

Advertising account executive is a fancy title for a person who helps ensure a successful marketing campaign for a client by being the contact between the client and ad agency. Twenty-first century skills like creativity [...]

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5 Top STEM Intelligence Careers

Using technology to gather, analyze, and decipher information to protect the United States from attack is the job of all who pursue intelligence careers. Many opportunities exist for students with STEM skills interested in intelligence [...]

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 [...]

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When Will I Ever Use This?

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8 Top Skills STEM Classrooms Teach for the 21st Century

STEM classes are much more than a graduation requirement—they teach many of the top skills employers are looking for in their future workforce. There is much more to learn when returning to school this September. [...]

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A Student Guide to Understanding Credit

Understanding credit can be tricky - and even once you understand credit, it can be difficult to apply the things you've learned. We recommend talking to a financial expert to lay out an individual plan. [...]

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Top 15 Benefits of a STEM Education Revisited

STEM scares many students because it is perceived as being too difficult and - tragically - boring. Clear up the misconceptions and check out these benefits of a STEM education. The truth is that STEM encompasses the [...]

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How Do I Get There?

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Job Versus Career: What’s the Difference?

Not sure what you want to do after high school ends? Start planning the future by thinking about how to prepare for a job versus career. The words "job" and "career" are often used interchangeably, [...]

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 [...]

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5 Fun and Educational Games that Build Brain Power

Most people would find the phrase "educational games" to be an oxymoron. By definition, aren't games supposed to be fun? It turns out, many people don't realize that their favorite games are secretly teaching them problem [...]

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So You Want to Be an Engineer – Now What?

By | November 17th, 2016|Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, Real World, STEM - Engineering|

Congratulations! You decided you want to be an engineer. But what exactly does that mean? "Engineer" is a title that refers to more than just a single job. Ask some high school students what they [...]

Job Spotlight: Launch Engineer, Fluid Systems

By | October 13th, 2016|Featured, How can I do what I love?, Real World, STEM - Engineering|

If you love making things go fast or just go boom, listen up: Launch engineer, fluid systems could be the job in the space industry for you. The launch engineer is the architect behind how [...]

5 Famous Women in Engineering

By | September 20th, 2016|Is there a place for me?, STEM - Engineering|

Learn about some famous women in engineering who reached new heights for female professionals in STEM. As women in engineering are encouraged to follow their career dreams, it is important to remember the female engineers [...]

Rethinking Sustainable Building

By | August 23rd, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Engineering|

Discover opportunities to create eco-friendly change with a career in sustainable construction. The future of construction lies in sustainable building as the need to take care of the Earth becomes more pressing. Though this industry requires STEM professionals [...]

4 Must-Ride Roller Coasters for Summer 2016

By | June 22nd, 2016|Featured, How can I do what I love?, Real World, STEM - Engineering, Video|

Summer has arrived, and with it, theme park season. That means it's time for roller coasters that take you to the edge and leave you screaming for more. Every summer crazier and crazier rides hit [...]

Job Spotlight: Theme Park Architect

By | June 7th, 2016|Career, Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, Maker, STEM - Engineering|

Become a theme park architect and an amusement park can be your office. Well, not every day, but in many ways this is true. Being a theme park architect (or theme park designer) is a [...]