We have three interesting contests coming up. Prizes range from money to prestigious positions and the possibility of commercial product success.
From February 10-12, NASA/OSSI will be holding a digital, interactive STEM career and grad school fair for those with stellar ambitions—in space or on the ground. The opportunities are not limited to the space agency.
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Intel President Renée James will oversee the effort of transforming not just the company, but the entire industry into one that is more welcoming of women and minorities. James, one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women, has allocated $300 million for a program that will build pipelines into the industry from underrepresented populations. Continue reading Intel Pledges $300 Million for Diversity
There is a lot written about the disparity of women in the STEM fields. Only 19.1% of engineering graduates are women, but even worse, according to an NSF study only 11% of practicing engineers are women. Enter Million Women Mentors, a new initiative to provide women interested in STEM fields with mentorship throughout middle school, high school, and beyond. Continue reading Million Women Mentors Reaches Out to STEM Girls
Whether you are a student, adviser, or potential career switcher, finding out about different fields and the steps it takes to be successful can be overwhelming. It’s often difficult to know if you will enjoy—or even be good at—a certain job until you have put in a significant amounts of time and effort.