STEM

What are smart machines?

Smart watch. Smart fridge. Smart phone. So what does the 'smart' part really mean? It is no secret that technology is smarter than ever. Siri can tell us literally anything we want to know, flying robots (drones) deliver pizza, and of course a scary movie or two about machines taking over the world. So whatContinue reading

I Love My Career In STEM

It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air! Among the roses, cupid, and chocolates that you experience today, be sure to check out our STEM Career Gallery. Hear from real STEM professionals about why they love their STEM career. Short video interviews from an Earth Scientist to an Equine Extension Educator and everything inContinue reading

Why STEM Jobs are Good Jobs

5 Reasons Why STEM Jobs are Good Jobs With all this talk about STEM - science, technology, engineering, and math - you might be wondering what is so great about STEM jobs. There is tremendous opportunity in STEM, and here are five statistics to prove it! Between 2017 and 2027, the number of STEM jobsContinue reading

Girl Coders and the Glass Ceiling

Career In STEM featured as a top STEM career resource on PBS News Hour! The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.  PBS NewsHour is a non-profit organization and is the most prominent provider of educational television programming to public television stations in the United States. In 2012, PBS teamedContinue reading

Best STEM Books

One of the best ways to seamlessly incorporate STEM into your daily lessons is through books. For years books about technical subjects (like science, technology, engineering, and math) have gotten a bad rep, being perceived as boring, fact-heavy, and lifeless. But that is not the case with these books! Perfect for anyone ages seven andContinue reading

Building Company Partnerships at reSET Flight Night

This past Wednesday Career In STEM participated in Flight Night, a shark-tank style business pitch competition hosted by reSET in Hartford, CT. Focused on social entrepreneurship, each company had three minutes to share their ideas with an audience of investors, community members, and leaders. The night featured a great lineup of pitchers, including: Bare LifeContinue reading