Demand for Software Developers Remains High

Software developers are in high demand, as employers double down on the need for foundational technologies and core systems and ramp up for future technologies such as robotics, the Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable technology, according to recent research from

Tripwire and LifeJourney Launch Virtual Cybersecurity Education Initiative

LifeJourney technology partnership focused on addressing shortage of cybersecurity professionals.

U.S. Schools Missing Opportunities for More CS Majors

Despite the need for an increasing number of computer professionals to fill the burgeoning skills gap, many U.S. colleges and universities would receive an incomplete, or even a failing grade, when it comes to attracting and retaining computer science (CS) majors.

One-of-a-Kind Children’s Museum Exhibit Powers up Energy Education through Play

Global power and automation leader ABB and Marbles Kids Museum are launching a one-of-a-kind, play-based power grid exhibit, called Kid Grid, to generate interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in young children.

Student loan forgiveness available for STEM-related occupations

College graduates employed in STEM-related occupations in North Dakota may be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the STEM Occupations Student Loan Program coordinated by the North Dakota University System and the Bank of North Dakota.

Tech talents can help shape great careers

Most of us are aware of the critical advancements in human knowledge that brought us the eras of agriculture, machines, production, marketing and now the technology era. Of all the past eras, none will have a greater impact on society then this current era, which is just in its infancy.

Here Are the Most Popular College Degrees – Too Bad They’re Not the Most Valuable

As U.S. colleges and universities launch hundreds of thousands of new graduates into the world, many are seguing directly into new careers, while others will join the ranks of the job seeker. Of the latter group, some will find success fairly quickly in their search for educationally appropriate work, while others will not.

The Diminishing Space Science Workforce: A Crisis in the Making

The challenge confronting our nation’s space program most deeply impacts the cadre of our nation’s younger scientific researchers. It is this group who have carried the load for NASA and who daily are pushing back the frontiers of solar science, space physics and planetary exploration.

Top majors for full-time jobs, earnings by education level

When it comes to wages, engineering and technology disciplines showed the highest payoffs at every education level. Also, skilled trades such as industrial mechanics and maintenance technology, plumbing, building maintenance, and precision metal working fared well.

How Better Tech Education Can Unlock a Half-Trillion Dollar Opportunity

A growing amount of attention has been paid to getting more students interested in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — but both Partovi and Klawe said the effort is too broadly defined.

Hiring outlook brighter for college grads

That is particularly true for students who majored in math or science, though the number of jobs available in those fields varies greatly from state to state.

Businesses get involved in education

"To ensure a steady flow of American workers to fill jobs, we must strengthen U.S. education and job training, aligning those systems with the needs of our economy," said Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. "U.S. businesses can and must play a role."

Selling manufacturing to a new generation

Manufacturers across the United States are targeting schools and colleges to let young people know there is more to manufacturing than pulling levers on an assembly line.

WVU creating STEM tutoring program

West Virginia University is establishing one of the first individualized science, technology, engineering and math tutoring programs for veterans who are students in the country.

How the U.S. Military Fosters Future Research Leaders

More than 200 of America's brightest high school science and technology students came to our nation's capital to present cutting-edge research results at the 52nd National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.


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