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What even is S.T.E.M.?

Explore a basic introduction to the world of S.T.E.M. and all it has to offer!

We often hear the acronym S.T.E.M.: at school, college, work, the library, or even the café. But what exactly is it? S.T.E.M. stands for four things: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. It is a great field to major in and offers many job opportunities. For this blog especially, it is important to establish the foundations of this field before we build off of it and explore the latest discoveries and emerging careers. Professions in this field value skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, and teamwork.

Y. A. (2023, January 4). 5 Reasons Why STEM Education is Important in 2023 | Yeti Academy STEM. Yeti Academy STEM.

“Throughout the 2020s, more than 1,000,000 STEM jobs will have been added, representing nearly 11% growth compared to less than 8% for all other industries.” -The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The S.T.E.M. field offers a wide variety of career focuses such as:

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Chemistry

  • Biology

  • Physics

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Statistics

  • Computer Science

  • Computer Engineering

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Petroleum Engineering

  • Biotechnology

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Astronomy

  • Geology

  • Information Technology

Learn about all of these and more as you venture through our world of amazing women in stem!


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