About Courtney Runn

Courtney is a senior at the University of Texas where she studies journalism and Italian. An Austin native, she loves living in the capital of Texas but also has a soft spot for Italia where she spent middle school and high school. A few of her favorite things include chai tea lattes, spending time with her golden retriever puppy, and good food shared with even better friends.

Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, check out some of these ideas to celebrate the wonderful teachers in your life! Teacher Appreciation Week 2017 is May 8th through the 12th, with Teacher Appreciation Day on Tuesday, May 9th. Here are some of the best gift ideas we've seen to help you and your favorite teacher...

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By |May 8th, 2017|Education, Featured, How do I get there?|0 Comments

5 Top Careers for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs play an exciting role in the STEM world, merging creativity with business. These careers for entrepreneurs will give you the skills you need to be successful on your own. There are some traits all successful entrepreneurs share, like ingenuity, dedication, and intuition. But they never would have been successful without the opportunity to develop...

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Job Spotlight: Web Developer

If your friends come to you with their computer questions, web developer might be the right career for you! Check out everything you need to know about this entrepreneurial career. What They Do: As a web developer, you design websites and keep them up to date. Not only do you need to have an eye...

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5 More Top STEM Tech and Computer Science Careers

If you're always the first to know about the latest tech and describe yourself as tech-savvy, you should look into a STEM tech career in computer science! Tech professionals are true out-of-the box thinkers who can spot potential problems and solutions before products are developed. They innovate to make people's lives better and to create...

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5 Top STEM Transportation Jobs

In the late fall issue, we featured the best transportation jobs in the STEM world. Dig a little deeper into five of the top STEM jobs in this exciting field! Have you ever taken the time to think about how the things you order online get from an Amazon warehouse to your front door in...

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Job Spotlight: Environmental Engineer

If you're passionate about caring for the Earth, becoming an environmental engineer could be the perfect career to ensure STEM efforts have a positive impact on our world. Environmental engineers develop transportation and systems that are environmentally conscious. If you have a mind for numbers, excel in chemistry and biology, and enjoy problem-solving, engineering could...

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Job Spotlight: Fashion Designer

STEM and fashion are not mutually exclusive. If you love STEM and have a flair for fashion, check out everything you need to know to become a fashion designer! Chances are good that if you tell your parents you want to be a fashion designer, they'll tell you it's not a real job. The truth...

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10 College Terms to Know

From FAFSA to registrar, check out all the college terms you need to know before going on your next tour or filling out another application! Not only do college applications take a lot of time and effort, but they also can be full of unfamiliar terms. Use this college terms guide to help you navigate...

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By |November 8th, 2016|Education, Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

Scientist versus Engineer: What’s the difference?

Do you know the difference of a scientist vs. engineer? Find out!

By |October 24th, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Engineering, STEM - Science|2 Comments