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 Ways Playing Video Games Makes You Smarter

Are you a gamer? Although many parents seek to steer their children's interest away from this form of entertainment, science has found that playing video games makes you smarter. Despite their bad reputation for being a waste of time, video games of all types can actually help train your brain in some pretty amazing ways. Find...

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By |January 11th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Technology|0 Comments

5 Things to Do with a Drone (and 5 Things to NOT Do)

Received the hottest holiday gift? Learn about responsible and fun things to do with a drone - and some things to avoid! Drones—also known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)—have evolved beyond military operations into civilian and business tools. These hot items have inspired students to explore the world via air without leaving the ground. While...

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By |January 4th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Technology|0 Comments

Everything You Need to Know About the Hyperloop

The high-speed train Hyperloop One is still just an idea, but it's much closer to being a reality than most realize. The much-talked about Hyperloop One train, which could revolutionize public transportation, continues to move toward becoming a reality. Many still believe it's a pipe dream (ahem), but the people developing Hyperloop One certainly don't....

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By |January 3rd, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Technology|0 Comments

Hitching a Ride in a Driverless Car

Self-driving cars are hitting the road across the U.S., and taking a cruise in a driverless car straight from a sci-fi movie is easier than ever. In September, Uber announced their first fleet of driverless cars is now accessible to the public in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. That means if you summon an Uber to hitch a ride around...

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By |December 14th, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Technology|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Tech Careers

The world is becoming an increasingly digital space and there are loads of tech careers available to the savvy STEM student. With technology developing rapidly and taking on vital roles in our everyday life everywhere we turn, tech careers are a rapidly growing sector of the economy. Students should be considering tech careers as they...

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By |December 13th, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Technology|0 Comments

5 Famous Women in Tech

Women may be underrepresented in technology careers (something we hope changes soon!), but the importance of women in tech should not be underestimated. From early (and often unheralded) innovations to CEOs of the biggest technology companies today, women in technology have been pivotal to technological advancement and the way we currently interact with the world....

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By |September 28th, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Technology|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