Erin Ford graduated from the University of Texas two years ago with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering. Recruiters came to campus to woo her. She got a paid summer internship, which
It’s common knowledge that the United States is facing a STEM crisis — so common, in fact, that we tend not to question it. According to a February 2012 by President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and
Science, technology, engineering, and math may be the keys to maintaining an innovation economy in the United States. But traditional STEM education alone may not be enough to keep the country competitive, some experts say. Instead, companies themselves need to find new ways to challenge the status quo.
Want to make sure you get a good job with decent pay after you graduate? You might want to seriously consider majoring in math or science.
If you graduated with a science, tech, engineering or math degree — also known as “STEM” — and want to increase your chances of landing a gig, there are some areas of the U.S. that may serve you better than others. Link>>
STEM fields suffer from an image problem. Often seen as a boys club or a path for geeks, colleges struggle to attract and retain women in science, technology, engineering and math majors. Link>>