About Ellen Egley

Ellen is a former teacher who is proud to be a member of the STEM Jobs team. When not working on articles, lesson plans, and the magazine, she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors with her family.

Job Spotlight: Media and Entertainment Solutions Architect

Combine your computer science skills with the excitement of the entertainment industry through an important and lucrative career as a media and entertainment solutions architect. Solutions architects are found in many industries throughout our increasingly digital world, but a career as a media and entertainment solutions architect is unique because it requires knowledge of both...

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Express Yourself with Voter Registration Day

Today is National Voter Registration Day and volunteers from all over the nation are working to make sure that anyone who wants to exercise their right to vote can do so. Celebrities are joining members of many non-profit organizations at concerts, sporting events, malls, and subways to talk to people and register them to vote....

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By |September 27th, 2016|Featured, Is there a place for me?, Real World|0 Comments

Saving Sea Turtles through the Second Chance Program

There are some incredible efforts underway across our nation to protect and preserve sea turtles for future generations. We recently traveled to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium to find out more about the Sea Turtle Second Chance Program. We spoke with Josianne Romasco, aquarist keeper and Sea Turtle Second Chance Program coordinator to find...

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By |September 13th, 2016|Advisor, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

10 Hot Sports Jobs for STEM Superstars

If you have two left feet and a passion for sports, don't despair. STEM really is in everything, and can help get you one of these awesome sports jobs! Sports are exciting, but only the ultra-talented usually get the opportunity to make a living playing a game. If you have dreams of going pro but...

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By |September 13th, 2016|How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?|0 Comments

Young STEMpreneurs Who Shaped Social Media

Age means nothing when it comes to technology and innovation, as demonstrated by the entrepreneurs behind the biggest social media companies. Meet the young and brilliant social media visionaries who changed the way the world communicates and brought new meaning to “being connected.” 1. Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg If you’ve seen The Social Network, you know...

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By |September 12th, 2016|Real World, STEM - Technology|0 Comments

A Closer Look at Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day is a national event that is typically celebrated the first Friday of October, but any day can be Manufacturing Day! To get some firsthand knowledge of both Manufacturing Day and the industry itself, STEM Jobs spoke with Katie Hager, Workforce Development Manager at DMI Companies. STEM Jobs: Why is an event like Manufacturing Day...

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By |September 12th, 2016|Education, Real World, STEM - Technology|0 Comments

The Great GMO Debate

You've probably heard about GMOs, but whether they are good or bad depends on who you ask.

By |June 10th, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

What is STEM?

Many people are talking about the benefits of STEM education, but what is STEM and why is it important? What is STEM? STEM is the acronym for the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math. To many, they form the basis for 21st century skills needed to be successful in the evolving jobs of the...

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By |May 16th, 2016|Education, Featured, How can I do what I love?|1 Comment

Celebrating Arbor Day

National Arbor Day falls on the last Friday of every April and provides us with an opportunity to reflect on the importance of trees and get involved. First formally celebrated in Nebraska in 1872, Arbor Day was created to celebrate the role of trees in our lives and promote the planting and care of trees....

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By |April 29th, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments