Career Questions tagged Stem

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Popular careers within these fields include aerospace engineer, animal scientists, financial manager, computer support specialist, and a lot more. Please read below to find...

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Tony P. Oct 03, 2019 51 views

Bioengineers: how long did it take to find work when you graduated?

I am considering a career in bioengineering, and I'm interested in how long it took graduates to find work in the field. #science #bioengineering #engineering #biology #stem #career...

#medicine

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Caitlin P. Jul 12, 2018 387 views

What part of your job do you love the most?

I am an incoming freshman (Undeclared) with interests in Civil Engineering, Environmental Policy, Biostatistics, Data Science, Sociology, Public Health, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Network Administration, and Financial Analyst & Planning. I am exploring different career possibilities...

#planning #data #health #policy #environmental #science #civil #sociology #business #public-health #analyst #stem #entrepreneurship #financial #product #major #engineering #undeclared #biostatistics #design #network #administration #public

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Clio C. May 14, 2019 112 views

What was your experience in applying for and choosing a master's degree program in STEM?

I am interested in pursuing a master's degree in Construction Engineering and Management after graduation, but I welcome those with different backgrounds in STEM and/or Management to respond! :) How did you go about looking for master's degree programs to apply to, and how difficult was the...

#masters #stem #management #engineering

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Katrina P. May 09, 2019 117 views

What is the best major for someone interested in becoming an electrical engineer?

What is the best major for someone interested in becoming an electrical engineer? And are there different kinds of focuses an electrical engineer may have? What kinds of electrical engineers are there? #engineering #electrical-engineering #women-in-stem #major-choices...

#stem

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Katrina P. May 09, 2019 122 views

Are there different kinds of focuses an electrical engineer may have?

Are there different kinds of focuses an electrical engineer may have? In other words, what kinds of electrical engineers are there? What are the differences in terms of what they do? #engineering #electrical-engineering #women-in-stem...

#stem

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Gillian C. May 09, 2019 195 views

When do most comp sci internships start?

I’m going to be a junior in computer science this coming fall, and I would like to begin searching for internships for the experience. I am going to have to take a summer class during the month of May. Are there internships that allow you to start in the middle of the summer, or are there any...

#engineer #software #womeninstem #softwaredeveloper #softwareengineer #computer-software #computer-science #technology #computer #stem #internship

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Gillian C. May 09, 2019 284 views

How to prepare for an internship?

I’m in progress of a computer science bachelor degree. However, I’ve only had two coding classes: an introductory class using Visual Basic, and C++. I do not feel that I have learned much and would like to be more qualified for future internships. How may I further increase my knowledge outside...

#software #womeninstem #science #softwareengineer #softwaredeveloper #computer-software #computer-science #technology #computer #stem #internship

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Shanvi M. May 09, 2019 119 views

What are the benefits of a smart mirror?

I did an assignment which involved developing a smart mirror; to make it more valuable I added educational resources. Through this I was trying to convey that a smart mirror can be used globally in areas that don't facilitate education. The idea is if there's a smart mirror in most public...

#stem #programming #technology

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Augusta I. May 09, 2019 147 views
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Hanan M. May 06, 2019 181 views

Do women face any challenges in STEM fields?

As an aspiring doctor, I feel like I should know if I am getting myself involved in a career that may hold certain gender discrimination. Do women still face challenges in the STEM field? #stem #technology...

#tech

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Hanan M. May 06, 2019 84 views

What are some ways I can learn to develop my skills in STEM fields?

I want to know how I can become better in my skills related to the STEM careers. #stem...

#technology

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Christian S. May 05, 2019 141 views

Do rigorous classes prepare you for the ACT, or will I need a prep class?

Do Honors/AP/College classes prepare you enough for the ACT, or will I need a prep class? I'm trying to figure out if I should try to fit an ACT Prep class into my schedule. Thanks! #college #student #nurse #nursing #classes #university #act #ap #rigorous #science #technology #engineering #math...

#physics #tech #medicine #professor #reading #any #doctor #registered-nurses #test #career #biology #english #stem #essay #chemistry

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Camilo Z. May 04, 2019 143 views

What kind of opportunities do you think could come from Virtual Reality?

Virtual reality primarely focuses on gaming, but what about implementing VR to help medical professionals prepare for real operations, helping soldiers prepare for the battlefield, etc. What other opportunities do you think will come from virtual reality as technology advances? #technology...

#computer-science #stem #software

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Camilo Z. May 04, 2019 139 views

Do you think AI will make up the majority of the workforce in the future?

Do you think AI will be responsible for performing tasks that are normally performed by humans, to the extent of taking over most jobs? Take for example certain fast food chains introducing computers from which customers can order from, eliminating the need for people. #computer-science...

#stem #programming #technology

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Aleksandra B. May 04, 2019 121 views

What are STEM-related activities I can do outside of college classes that help me become a successful medical school applicant?

I will be attending Northeastern University next year, and I would particularly love to get advice or suggestions for opportunities that are located in the Boston area. I plan to co-op during my undergrad, but are there other important things I can accomplish as a premed student? #stem...

#medicine #northeastern #science #women-in-stem #healthcare #doctor #boston #premed #physician #college

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Aleksandra B. May 04, 2019 106 views

What is something you wish you knew before you entered the medical field?

I am planning to be premed in college next year, and I don't know any medical professionals closely. I would appreciate any input on what surprised you about medicine, and what one should be prepared for. Thank you! #stem #women-in-stem #medicine #med #doctor #surgeon #premed #nurse #pa #ot #pt...

#do #emt #aprn #healthcare #rn #lpn

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Clio C. May 04, 2019 157 views

Did you ever feel like you had to prove your worth and capabilities in STEM to your peers and/or colleagues? How did you go about doing so?

As a STEM student (civil engineering major), I am constantly reminded about how important it is to stand out from my peers, whether in grades, extracurricular activities/leadership, internships, etc. I feel like going into a STEM education, I've only began realizing how competitive STEM fields...

#stem-career #career #stem #women-in-stem #college

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Aleksandra B. May 04, 2019 86 views

Does majoring in science increase your chances of getting into medical school later on?

I'll be majoring in Biochemistry as a freshman at Northeastern University next year. I truly love the sciences, and I want to know how to become a better candidate for med school. #stem #women-in-stem #medicine #biochemistry #biochem #doctor #healthcare -school...

#science

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Candace C. Apr 14, 2019 278 views

Who am I? What am I doing here?

I am struggling with my own individual identity and I have so many career questions. I want to be an astronaut but sometimes I just want to be a policeman. No one really knows what they want to do honestly but I think I might just skip college and be an alien. #astronaut #mars #womenintech...

#college-major #science #engineering #undecided #career #stem #college

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Clio C. Apr 11, 2019 139 views

How can I get into an operations research career in the construction industry?

I am a college sophomore now majoring in civil engineering, and by the end of this summer I would have completed 4 summer internships: 2 in construction project engineering/general contracting, and 2 in civil engineering research (specifically in environmental engineering/water resources and...

#research #construction-engineering #datascience #construction-management #civil-engineering #operations-research #engineering #internships #management #construction #stem

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jaden P. Mar 20, 2019 111 views

what type of math is involved

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Elijah G. Nov 04, 2018 184 views
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Skylar W. Nov 01, 2018 229 views

Is there still a lot of sexism in STEM fields?

I was wondering because I'm female and I want to major in chemistry so I want to be prepared. Female opinions only please:) #stem #chemistry...

#major

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Payton B. Oct 08, 2018 330 views

Can I major in STEM without being good at math?

I'm not very good at math but biomedical engineering sounds very interesting to me. Should I pursue this major? #engineering #math #stem #major #computer #college #biomedical...

#science

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Rosa W. Aug 31, 2018 211 views

Would a degree from an engineering school or a duel diploma with a liberal arts school and an engineering school give an engineering student a more well-rounded education?

As a student with many interests, spaning from stem to art-history, it is hard to tell what kind of institution will be best suited for me. Would you suggest a program that is soley at an engineering school, or would a duel degree with an engineering school and a liberal arts college be better...

#stem #women-in-stem #steam