What You Need to Know About STEM Careers
If you've gone through the job market, you may have come across your fair share of STEM listings but aren't exactly sure what it means. STEM is an acronym used to describe jobs that deal with science, technology, engineering, or math. These four branches are some of the most lucrative fields you could ever participate [...]
Fun STEM Activities for Halloween and Thanksgiving
These fall holiday activities will have you building skeletons, chucking pumpkins, exploring careers, and more! With Halloween and Thanksgiving seasons upon us, celebrate with the best STEM resources for home or classroom. Your students will be smiling, laughing, and learning along the way as they complete exciting activities paired with STEM careers. Check out what [...]
STEM Halloween Costumes!
Halloween is coming up fast! With the season of candy and costumes nearly upon us, the time has come to start preparing outfits for trick-of-treating! But what if you wanted to inject a bit of education into your kids’ Halloween ensemble? Turn costume shopping into a moment of learning? Here are five great STEM costumes [...]
Top 10 Halloween STEM Activities
Halloween is almost upon us! As the day draws nearer, you are likely looking for quick and easy ways to incorporate Halloween and STEM activities in your classroom. Here are our Top 10 Halloween STEM Activities: 1. Halloween STEM Careers Webquest Looking to incorporate career exploration into your Halloween themed STEM activities? This Webquest is [...]
How Can Open Source Improve Your Dev Skills?
‘Dev’, short for ‘development’ in the world of computer science, refers to skills needed for web development. Now that you’re talking like a computer scientist, let’s take a closer look at how open source resources can boost your dev skills. What Is Open Source? Open-source software means its source code is open to anyone. Open [...]
How STEM Helps You Gain the Skills of the Future
Technology is changing. Fast. And with so many advancements being made each year, the idea of keeping up with all the changes can seem daunting – especially to the average American worker! As stated by numerous STEM experts (including Career In STEM's own Ashley Pereira!), STEM helps kids and students develop vital design thinking and [...]
Top 5 Tips to Build a Successful Career in IT Industry
In 2022, around 3.1 million tech jobs were listed by US companies, which is a growth of 49% compared to 2021. With the advent of technology, IT (short for information technology) has become a popular option among students. There are many different jobs available, and it is up to you to choose your path! The [...]
What is a Nurse Practitioner, and is it the Right Career for You?
As healthcare professionals took center stage in the Covid-19 pandemic, many young adults and teens have found themselves inspired by their tireless service. In fact, despite the struggles during the pandemic, the BLS reports that there will be 16% growth in employment options in the healthcare industry over the next decade. This would be the [...]
5 Rewarding Online STEM Programs for a Better Career in the IT Sector
The world is changing, and staying in the same place is impossible. While this is good news for some industries, it also means that others must adapt to survive. While many businesses are looking for ways to improve themselves technologically, they're also facing a shortage of qualified professionals who can keep up with their needs. [...]