STEM Engineering Resources Portal 2018-07-06T15:39:58+00:00
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October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Dread the idea of working in a cubicle for fifty years? Yearning for a job that's creative and fun? Check out these toy industry careers today! Creating, designing, testing, improving, and packaging toys and games [...]

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How Can I Do What I Love?

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 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 [...]

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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 of the Weirdest Buildings in the U.S.

By | April 28th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Engineering|

Discover some of the weirdest buildings hiding in plain sight in our country's cities, remote wilderness, and surprising places in between. Wherever they're located, a lot of careful planning and engineering goes into making these [...]

Job Profile: Interview with a Lead System Engineer

By | February 13th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Engineering|

A lead system engineer might not be as well known as an electrical engineer or chemical engineer, but this career is essential to keep the energy industry running. STEM Jobs had the opportunity to ask [...]

Job Profile: Interview with a Production Engineer

By | February 13th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Engineering|

STEM Jobs had the opportunity to interview Josmar Celauro, a production engineer at Chevron, to find out what she does and how she uses STEM to be successful. There are lots of types of engineers [...]

Job Spotlight: Environmental Engineer

By | December 6th, 2016|Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, Real World, STEM - Engineering|

If you're passionate about caring for the Earth, becoming an environmental engineer could be the perfect career to ensure STEM efforts have a positive impact on our world. Environmental engineers develop transportation and systems that [...]

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 [...]