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STEM Career and Education Advice

When Will I Ever Use This?

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A Student Guide to Understanding Credit

Understanding credit can be tricky - and even once you understand credit, it can be difficult to apply the things you've learned. We recommend talking to a financial expert to lay out an individual plan....

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Top 15 Benefits of a STEM Education Revisited

STEM scares many students because it is perceived as being too difficult and - tragically - boring. Clear up the misconceptions and check out these benefits of a STEM education. The truth is that STEM encompasses the...

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5 Cool Math Jobs That Pay Over $50,000 Per Year

"When will I ever use math?" You may not think jobs that involve math would be relevant to your future dream career, but many fascinating math careers do exist. See if any of these five fascinating cool...

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Job Spotlight: Emergency Medical Technician

An emergency medical technician's response and the care provided may mean the difference between life and death for an injured or ill person. The job of emergency medical technician, sometimes called a paramedic, is not...

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How to Break it to Your Parents that College Isn’t Right for You

Though college is the right training for many careers, it's not right for every career and every student. If you know college isn't right for you, how do you tell your parents? Sometimes it seems...

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Job Spotlight: Dental Hygienist

While many people automatically think of a dentist when it comes to keeping teeth healthy and shining, there's another important person who is dedicated to that mission: a dental hygienist. We all know that a...

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Hate Bugs? You’ll Love These Insect-Eating Animals

By |February 17th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|

If you're not a fan of bugs, you may adore some insect-eating animals whose diet literally consists of your worst nightmare. Do you still call your parents when you see a weird bug on the...

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Kissing

By |February 14th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|

Although we aren’t sure how kissing got started (it is a little strange when you think about it), the science behind smooching is interesting. Check out 10 things you probably didn’t know about kissing. Whether you...

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Job Profile: Interview with a Lead System Engineer

By |February 13th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Engineering|

A lead system engineer might not be as well known as an electrical engineer or chemical engineer, but this career is essential to keep the energy industry running. STEM Jobs had the opportunity to ask...

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Job Profile: Interview with a Production Engineer

By |February 13th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Engineering|

STEM Jobs had the opportunity to interview Josmar Celauro, a production engineer at Chevron, to find out what she does and how she uses STEM to be successful. There are lots of types of engineers...

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Job Profile: Interview with a Petrophysicist

By |February 10th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|

Never heard of a petrophysicist before? Discover what they do, the education required to become one, and how you can break into this and other careers in the energy industry. Have you ever stopped to...

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Growing Plants Without Soil? Understanding Hydroponics

By |February 9th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|

Hydroponics, the system of growing plants without soil, originated thousands of years ago and now is considered by many to be the future of the agricultural industry. Plants grow if they receive water, sunlight, carbon...

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