STEM Career Resources

STEM Career Resources
Click on the links below to connect to websites that provide additional information specifically related to STEM careers! (Information sourced from NCDA.)
  • The Career Cornerstone Center is a nonprofit resource for those exploring paths in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and medicine.
  • STEM Career was created by Dr. Rich Feller at Colorado State University, this site was developed to encourage students to consider STEM careers, this site contains a comprehensive collection of STEM resources for students, counselors, educators, and parents.
  • Careers in Biological Sciences was created by The American Institute of Biological Sciences. Careers in the Biological Sciences provides an overview of career options, education, and job opportunities for biologists.
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers features many videos and articles related to aspects of the chemical engineering field. Users can learn about important topics, search for education resources, and find job opportunities in chemical engineering via this resource.
  • The Engineer Girl website was designed for young girls to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for women. The site features interviews with female engineers, A Day in the Life, Ask an Engineer, career descriptions, fun facts, competitions, and links to engineering achievements.
  • International Union of Operating Engineers created This site contains information related to training, education, and working in a variety of operations engineering occupations.
  • TryEngineering is a portal about engineering and engineering technology careers sponsored by IEEE, IBM, and TryScience. There are descriptions about the lifestyles and experiences of engineers, engineering majors, and education programs. Students can also play engineering games and browse questions answered by students at universities and to practicing engineers.
  • The American Mathematical Society, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to further the interests of mathematical research, scholarship, and education, created this site that contains career, educational, and employment information for high school, college, and graduate students.
  • The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics created this site that provides career and job search information and resources including an online guide to careers in applied math.
  • The We Use Math website highlights over 40 careers and occupations that use math. There are also blogs, career information, fun facts, and tips for succeeding in math.
  • The American Physical Society is a non-profit organization representing physicists in academic, laboratories, and industry. To learn about careers in physics, jobs, and career advice, visit the Careers in Physics page.
  • The Computer Science Online Guide to IT Careers is a comprehensive site that provides information about IT career pathways and resources for education, training, certification, and more.
  • The Conquer: Computing Science Research Association site is tailored toward college students, but provides videos and information about pursuing careers and graduate school education in computer research.
  • Learn about careers in different areas of computer science at ComputerScience.org 
  • The American Chemical Society Chemistry Careers Page features information about career opportunities in the chemical sciences.
  • The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) is the premier organization for professional development for MLS (Medical Laboratory Science).
  •  The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) web page details all of the different certification exams it offers, including MLS and eligibility criteria. 
  • The Laboratory Science Careers is an excellent resource for students interested in learning more about career options in the laboratory sciences.
  • This information about URI Fellowship & Scholarship Resources provided information about fellowships and scholarships that apply to STEM students.
  • Learn more about Engineering careers at Educating Engineers and Discover Engineering. 
  • Learn more about computer science careers at ComputerScience.org.
  • Learn more about data science careers via this article, Data Science Careers Shaping Our Future.
  • Learn more about science careers at Careers with Stem.
  • Interested in Teach for America? Check it out!
  • Interested in the Peace Corps? Check it out!
  • The American Mathematical Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is to further the interests of mathematical research, scholarship, and education. It also contains career, educational, and employment information for high school, college, and graduate students.
  • The American Statistical Association is the professional association for statistics professionals. The Education page provides an overview of the statistics field and information on how to become a statistician.
  • The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is a non-profit organization that bridges mathematics to the worlds of science and technology. The Careers and Jobs page provides career and job search information and resources including an online guide to careers in applied math.
  • We Use Math is a non-profit website highlights over 40 careers and occupations that use math. There are also blogs, career information, fun facts, and tips for succeeding in math. 
  • Interested in a career as an actuary? Learn more at Be An Actuary
  • Learn about actuarial careers, key areas of actuarial work and potential employers, and job search resources.
  • Learn about careers in physics.