Who Puts the Thrill in a Roller Coaster, Designs iPods & X-Box Games?
What is the Big Deal About STEM?
Think about your daily routine. Now think about your daily routine without computers, cell phones, iPods, and other technology you value and communicate with. Who makes this technology and fixes it when it is broken? People who have a career within the STEM field that's who!
STEM jobs continue to grow every day. Think about all of the new inventions, experiments, and information that you are involved with and how it is someone's job to discover and develop these things.
What are Some STEM Jobs?
If you like the challenge of learning a new skill and earning money while learning, apprenticeship training is for you!
STEM is involved with many different types of jobs ranging from a Crime Scene Investigator to a Veterinarian. In New York State, the average earnings for someone in a STEM career is $62,223!
Here are some other STEM careers:
- Forest Fire Fighter
- Civil Engineer
- Computer Programmer
- Forensic Science Technician
- Graphic Designer
Where Can I Find More Information on STEM and STEM Jobs?It is never too early to begin thinking STEM! Want to be the next Marie Curie or Albert Einstein? Find fun STEM videos and competitions:
- CareerZone STEMventure- Not only can you explore STEM jobs in CareerZone, but there is a fun tool called STEMventure. Create your own avatar and have your avatar explore the world of STEM careers.
- InventNow.org-Have a great idea and are not sure how to turn it into reality? InventNow give you ideas on how to put your ideas into motion and you can communicate with other inventors.
- Connect a Million Minds-Information on campus and fun sessions to learn more about STEM.