Career Questions tagged Stem Education

What professions would it be helpful to have a dual major in computer science and mathematics?

I'm wanting a dual major in computer science and mathematics. What kind of jobs will want or appreciate both of these degrees? I'm also minoring in education. #stem #stem-education #java #math #mathematics #computer-science #computer-programming #education #teaching #teacher...

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Breanna Bergin’s Avatar Daniel Moy’s Avatar
Active May 16 '18 at 09:13 PM

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Breanna Bergin | Lead Financial Analyst at Verizon Enterprise Solutions This is a great question. I can only truly speak to ...

Is a dual major in Computer Science and Math a good combination?

I'm currently graduating from community college, ready to transfer to the university. My associates will be in Java. Are math and computer science a good dual major? I'm also minoring in education. #stem #stem-education #java #math #mathematics #computer-science #computer-programming...

#dualmajor #teaching #education #teacher

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Active Oct 12 '18 at 04:24 AM

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Kris Nan | SAT tutor and High School Counselor CS is a great major. It opens a lot of doors ...

What is it like being a woman in STEM?

I’m considering going into a STEM career & majoring in STEM in college but I’ve heard it’s hard being a woman and finding a career in it because of the male dominant community. #women-in-stem #stem-education...

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Active Jan 24 '18 at 06:35 PM

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Posted by Ashley B.’s Avatar Ashley B.
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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Ashley, I love your question! Definitely choose a STEM (Science, ...

I would like to participate in a Summer STEM program prior to attending college in the Fall of 2018. Do you have any programs that I can attend

Looking for STEM programs to enhance my love of mathematics. I plan to become a Secondary Education Teacher and later a Superintendent . I would love as much exposure to STEM as possible. #stem-education #stem...

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Active Mar 03 '18 at 01:48 AM

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Posted by Martin K.’s Avatar Martin K.
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Stephanie Feliciano Bustos | Systems Engineering Specialist - Hispanic Support Organization Member Hi Martin! I am so glad to see you are interested ...

I have been accepted to many universities for Mathematics Education, but I don't have enough money to attend most of them.

I am looking for as many additional scholarships to assist with my college expenses. #education...

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Active Jul 21 '18 at 10:08 PM

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Posted by Martin K.’s Avatar Martin K.
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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Martin,You ask such a great question. It is very likely ...

How to prepare for a bioengineering major?

I'm a senior in high school who is interested in majoring in biomedical engineering. I attend an art school that is a little low on resources for students interested in STEM. I have taken all the math and science offered by my school but still don't really prepared for college level math and...

#college-advice #college-major #stem #college #biomedical #stem-education #bioengineering #stemcareers #biomedical-engineering

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Active Oct 23 '17 at 03:10 AM

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Herman Liu | Clinical Trial Management Associate Hi Kieta, As Kevin already suggested, there are online resources to ...

What is most exhilarating about doing research in college?

I am going to try to do a lot of research in college, and I was just wondering what others thought about it. #engineering #stem-education...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Elizabeth Coccia | Higher Education Professional - M.Ed The end product!! Researchers can often feel like unsung heroes since ...

STEM Questions and Concerns

Since engineering is such a broad field of study, how would you find the type of engineering for you? #engineering #stem...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Alfonso Tirado Avila | Financial Analysis Sr. Advisor Finding the right career for you in the very broad area ...

Is it better to apply to a specific engineering major and later switch or start as general engineer major and move to a more specific field of study?

I am trying to fill out college applications and am uncertain in what I should enter as my major choice. Is there a specific advantage in choosing one path over the other? My goal is not to see how much debt I collect, but to use college as a useful tool to become successful in life. I feel...

#stem-education #science #engineering #mathematics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Flint W. Beard | Petroleum Engineer - Operations I always recommend starting general and then drilling down to more ...

How do you know if becoming an engineer is the right career field? What signs give assurance?

I am truly in love with math and science. Both of these topics come natural to me and I would like to pursue a career that uses both of these areas. I feel that engineering encompasses these two things, but I am unsure if it is right for me. My mom is an electrical engineer for both Consumers...

#decision-making #engineering #college #undecided #signs #stem-education #college-bound

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:48 PM

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Peter Sturtevant | Retired Civil Engineer Riki: I can't think of a specific moment where I suddenly ...

Are there any fields in STEM that are rare to choose?

Career searching is an important tool for people to reach their dream professions. #engineering #career #medicine #career-choice #architecture #women-in-stem...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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bridget navoda | Senior Product Development Manager Hi Ananta: If you would like to find a "not-so-obvious" position ...

How are STEM schools different from regular universities? Are they geared specifically towards STEM skills or are you learning other things as well?

I want to have a major in biomedical engineering but I also want to learn other things. I also want to major in Spanish. I love the language and I want to continue my study in college as well. #engineering #spanish...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Kayla H.’s Avatar Kayla H.
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Peter Sturtevant | Retired Civil Engineer Kayla: I am not aware of any "STEM" universities; at least ...

When you deside to be an engineer, where would be the best option to study abroad?

I want to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering and my goal is to use my degree to better help someone other than the United States. I know many colleges offer a study abroad program and require it many times for engineers. Where would be the best place where I can use my mechanical...

#women-in-stem #helping-people #study-abroad #engineering #helping-others #stem-education #mechanical-engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Luz M.’s Avatar Luz M.
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Kelly LaBuff | Product Designer at CareerVillage.org Hi Luz, Great question! I studied mechanical engineering in college, and ...

What are "worthwhile" contributions that I could make to today's society as an astrophysicist?

I want to get a doctorate in astrophysics but I don't want to do all of this work and spend all of this money/ pay off loans for several years if I can't do something worthwhile with it. #stem #women-in-stem #astrophysics #stem-education...

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Active Aug 04 '17 at 04:18 AM

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Shelley Notarnicola | Inside Sales Engineer To start: I am not an astrophysicist. 😊 but here is ...

Does doing well in classes not specific to majors important?

I am a math/science based person, and i cannot do as well in history and literature/language. Will this affect me in the long run? #stem #women-in-stem...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Faith T.’s Avatar Faith T.
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Fuzzy Md | Client Support Eng I don’t need to tell you what you already hear from ...

Is it possible to retire at a younger age than most while in this career field? If so, what needs to be completed or maintained?

I'm asking because I plan on being successful in my earlier years of adulthood and would like the spend the remaining time of my life discovering the wonders of the world and traveling....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:43 PM

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Alex..Alejandro Guerrero, Jr | Tenor, educator, lecturer and consultant One never retires. Life is about learning and growing. Getting smarter, ...

What colleges have a good STEM program?

college applications coming out soon and i want an idea of where to apply #engineering #science #mathematics #women-in-stem...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:42 PM

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Simon Robson | Retired Engineering Manager with limited consultation I took your question and put it in Google and came ...

As a woman in a STEM career, am I more likely to get hired by an employer?

I was wondering how it compares for different genders. #stem #women-in-stem...

#stem-education

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:23 PM

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Lisa Mark, MA | Career Counselor & Employment Coach I think the above answer may be confusing. Yes, women are ...

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