About Sue Hamilton

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Sue Hamilton has created 53 blog entries.

Job Spotlight: Urban Planner

An urban planner designs cities and communities, helping city officials best use the resources and land available as urban areas are expanded or updated. The field of architecture brings to mind the design of beautiful or one-of-a-kind buildings. But there are other important careers in architecture beyond architect. The role of an urban planner is...

Read More

5 Surprising Things Made from Petroleum

You probably don't think much about petroleum unless you need gas in your car. But there are some incredibly surprising things made from petroleum. It's commonly called oil and we do know that petroleum is in the rock layers under the Earth's surface. It can be expensive -- especially if you're paying for the gas,...

Read More

By |October 11th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Biochemist

A biochemist is responsible for cell research to assist the medical, energy, agricultural, and environmental fields, just to name a few. A biochemist studies the development of cells, the makeup of the cells, and how they work. This research allows biochemists to understand how cells work together to allow organisms to grow, fight against disease,...

Read More

Job Spotlight: Food Scientist

If you've ever explored the ways flavors combine to create a new taste, you might have a career as a food scientist in your future. Unfortunately, just learning how to make and eat great food is not the only work of the food scientist. But this career can lead in many directions from the basic...

Read More

5 Great STEM Organizations

Discover exactly how STEM applies to life outside of the classroom by pursuing membership in one of many great STEM organizations. Schools have lots of clubs and activities, but if you are really interested in science, technology, engineering, or math and want to get involved in STEM organizations, maybe one of the following could be...

Read More

Research Shows It’s Time to Start Rethinking Failure

The majority of the most successful people in our society failed miserably before obtaining success. Their stories show us it's time to start rethinking failure. Nobody likes to fail. It is discouraging. It makes you feel bad about yourself. You just want to give up because it's too hard and too daunting to keep trying....

Read More

By |October 4th, 2017|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Gaffer

Vocational school training and lots of work with film crews to gain experience are the basic requirements for a gaffer in the broadcasting industry. A gaffer is known by many names in this industry -- chief lighting technician, lighting director, head of the electrical department, and juicer. The name is thought to originate from the...

Read More

By |October 3rd, 2017|Designer, Featured, How do I get there?|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Dietary Careers

Dietary careers are growing as they now include a wide variety of jobs that all involve food in one way or another—and who doesn't love to eat? Opportunities ranging from food preparation to the scientific study of food are available to those interested in pursuing one of these incredible dietary careers. Restaurant sales are growing...

Read More

By |September 13th, 2017|Featured, How can I do what I love?, Real World|0 Comments

The Budding Relationship Between Girl Scouts and STEM

Adding STEM programs to the outdoor activities scouts are known for create a "fun with purpose" curriculum for Girl Scouts and STEM that results in so much more than badges. The announcement from the Girl Scouts organization released in July states that there are 23 new STEM and outdoor badges which the organization hopes will...

Read More

5 Skills You Need to Be a Successful Freelancer

Working 9 to 5 in an office may not be your dream life. If you have a skill that you think you can sell, working as a successful freelancer may be another option. Just imagine setting your own schedule and working the hours you want to, having control over what you do and how you...

Read More

By |August 29th, 2017|Featured, How can I do what I love?, Real World|0 Comments