Exclusive: How to Land a Job in STEM, from Women Who Have Done It

Exclusive: How to Land a Job in STEM, from Women Who Have Done It

POSTED BY ABBY PERKINS ON AUGUST 6, 2015 AT 9:47 AM Back in June, we wrote about how STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) have more jobs and higher salaries than other industries – and how, despite this, there are still fewer female STEM majors than male. Schools, nonprofits and tech companies alike are doing their […]

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How Not to Attract Minorities to STEM

How Not to Attract Minorities to STEM

One spring day some decades ago, while I was serving as a very junior faculty member at what was then called a predominantly Negro college, a student asked me for advice. I mention him because of an eye-opening new book I’ve just read that throws light on an important issue in science education: why students […]

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10 Job Search Tips for International Students for 2017

10 Job Search Tips for International Students for 2017

As 2017 began and a new administration took over in Washington, D.C., many international students were understandably anxious about their job prospects. Then, this past Friday, President Trump’s executive order on immigration made an already tense situation for these students even more uncertain. And so, to shed some light on the steps international students can […]

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Tech Jobs: Minorities Have Degrees, But Don’t Get Hired

Tech Jobs: Minorities Have Degrees, But Don’t Get Hired

SAN FRANCISCO – Top universities turn out black and Hispanic computer science and computer engineering graduates at twice the rate that leading technology companies hire them, a USA TODAY analysis shows. Technology companies blame the pool of job applicants for the severe shortage of blacks and Hispanics in Silicon Valley. But these findings show that claim […]

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Teedi Padhartha – Pres. of Merchant Services, RC Cola & 7-UP

Teedi Padhartha – Pres. of Merchant Services, RC Cola & 7-UP

“S.T.E.A.M.’S insight and knowledge is exemplified by the fact that the one candidate’s resume that we chose to take a pass on was the candidate that we eventually hired. They convinced us it would be worth our while to at least interview him. They were absolutely right – he has been contributing in significant ways since […]

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Gorgat Petroleumvich – HR VP, Miami-Dade County Engineering Council

Gorgat Petroleumvich – HR VP, Miami-Dade County Engineering Council

“It was critical for us to find the right person for our position and we had some very specific qualifications on our list.  S.T.E.A.M. really hung in there with us on this difficult placement and delivered the right candidate.  Our consultant has been with us for about 6 months and so, and so far, he […]

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