STEM-Related Careers

 

  • SCIENCE leads to dozens of careers in chemistry, biology, physics, and health sciences.

    For example, be a forensic scientist and solve crime puzzles; predict how climate change will affect farming worldwide as an environmental scientist; research climate patterns and predict tomorrow’s weather as a meterologist; find a vaccine for the Zika virus¬†and investigate causes of diseases as an epidemiologist; work with inventors to patent their scientific inventions as a patent agent/attorney; be an astrophysicist and look for black holes and dark matter; work with animals as a veterinarian or a wildlife/marine biologist; or help people in the many health sciences (doctor, physician’s assistant, nurse, physical or mental therapist, pharmacist).
  • Use TECHNOLOGY to make our lives easier and safer.

    Thwart cyber attacks and hacking as a cybersecurity specialist who designs safeguards and encryption methods; as a computer systems analyst maintain secure software programs for banks; as a database administrator integrate and organize electronic health records so doctors and patients can access them with smart devices; be a software developer and develop smart phone integration with banking services in Third World countries where villages don’t have banks; design software for the latest cars and mobile phones as a software engineer; or be a web developer and create and design user-friendly websites for retail stores.

 

  • ENGINEERING means cool stuff!

    84468980-72dpiRepair the space station as an astronaut; be a biomedical engineer and design a new material to mend broken bones and solve other medical problems; as an electrical engineer create robots who bring medications to nursing home patients or work in space communications; be a chemical engineer and devise new ways to purify water; develop solutions to environmental problems like air and water pollution as an environmental engineer; be a civil engineer and build a tunnel, repair our highways and bridges, or design hurricane-proof homes. Explore new worlds!
  • Why study MATH?

    It’s the basic building block for lots of careers. As a market research analyst figure out what products people want to buy; decipher secret codes and decode messages for the military and law enforcement as a cryptanalyst/code breaker; be a statistician and analyze patient data to determine if a new drug is effective; as a financial analyst help someone invest their money or create a college fund; design skyscrapers, hospitals, train stations, or museums as an architect; draw conclusions from millions of student test scores or grocery store prices as a data scientist; as an economist forecast trends for employment levels interest rates; or take intelligence information and use models to predict future terrorist threats and steps to minimize them as a national security analyst.

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