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STEM Fact Sheets

Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Some of the most interesting and high paying jobs today need workers educated and trained in STEM. Exciting STEM careers include research, design, engineering, health care and biotechnology. Become part of a team of skilled STEM professionals. They make our everyday lives better by working to prevent traffic jams, engineer bridges, design robots, monitor hurricanes and improve national security. 

There are a growing number of firms looking to hire graduates with STEM-related skills. There are more job openings in the United States for trained scientists than there are people to fill them. This need for scientists is expected to grow in the coming years. A young person today who embarks upon a path of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics will be able to work anywhere in the world and get paid excellent wages.

Below are links to Careers in STEM fact sheets for New York State and regions of New York State.

“Science is more than a school subject, or the periodic table, or the properties of waves. It is an approach to the world, a critical way to understand and explore and engage with the world, and then have the capacity to change that world..."
President Barack Obama, March 23, 2015

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