5 Top STEM Toy Design Careers

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The ability to save for college while gaining a tax advantage on those savings makes 529 plans a good option for many families. Named for Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code, 529 plans were...

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5 Incredible STEM Careers in Agriculture

If you've never considered careers in agriculture because you think they are available only in rural areas and farming just isn't for you, think again. A report issued in 2015 by the U.S. Department of...

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5 Top STEM Chemistry Careers

Chemistry careers are about much, much more than goggles, beakers, and the periodic table. Chemistry is in everything, even incredible careers. When working in chemistry careers, many professionals in this field use a lot of...

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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...

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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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5 Things You Never Knew About CTE Programs

CTE programs offer students practical vocational skills, preparing them for the workforce. Read on to learn five facts about vocational education! CTE programs are Career and Technical Education programs. To prepare more students to graduate...

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Job Spotlight: Mudlogger

Mudlogger sounds like a terrible job -- how do you log mud? But a mudlogger is actually a geological expert and an important part of any oil drilling rig. The work done by a mudlogger...

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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...

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5 Famous Women in Engineering

By |September 20th, 2016|Is there a place for me?, STEM - Engineering|

Learn about some famous women in engineering who reached new heights for female professionals in STEM. As women in engineering are encouraged to follow their career dreams, it is important to remember the female engineers...

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Rethinking Sustainable Building

By |August 23rd, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Engineering|

Discover opportunities to create eco-friendly change with a career in sustainable construction. The future of construction lies in sustainable building as the need to take care of the Earth becomes more pressing. Though this industry requires STEM professionals...

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4 Must-Ride Roller Coasters for Summer 2016

By |June 22nd, 2016|Featured, How can I do what I love?, Real World, STEM - Engineering, Video|

Summer has arrived, and with it, theme park season. That means it's time for roller coasters that take you to the edge and leave you screaming for more. Every summer crazier and crazier rides hit...

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Job Spotlight: Theme Park Architect

By |June 7th, 2016|Career, Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, Maker, STEM - Engineering|

Become a theme park architect and an amusement park can be your office. Well, not every day, but in many ways this is true. Being a theme park architect (or theme park designer) is a...

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Job Spotlight: Extreme Architects

By |May 25th, 2016|Career, Education, Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, Integrator, STEM - Engineering|

Most people don't typically think of architecture as a radical career choice, but some of the structures built by extreme architects couldn't be described any other way. In order to achieve new heights, it's necessary...

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STEM Behind the Wheel: Designing Race Cars

By |May 13th, 2016|Career, Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, STEM - Engineering|

Head onto the road of extreme-sport success by discovering STEM careers in race-car design and the world of car racing. Though car racing is an extremely popular sport, it might seem all the pedal-to-the-metal excitement...

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