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Explore the latest news about the STEM Careers CoalitionTM and the latest information from the STEM industry. Stay tuned for more information from our Corporate Partners on closing the educational access gap and inspiring all students have the chance to achieve career success.

News & Updates

Explore the Tech Effect

Advances in technology are changing the world around us through machine learning, augmented reality, robotics and more. In August, the STEM Careers Coalition is inviting students to meet leaders in the field of technology, learn about the their exciting work and use some exciting activities to tinker with tech.

Tech Career Profiles

What kind of problems do you want to solve? Explore the profiles below of people just like you who are using the skills they learned in school to become the kind of problem solvers that make a difference.

AI Researcher

AI Researcher

Senior Principal Researchers have an adept understanding of advanced Artificial Intelligence technologies, which they utilize to envision the next world-changing application of AI and figure out how to bring it to life. They also...Learn More

Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Software Engineers apply the principles of engineering to computer science to create software that powers computers and many other everyday electronic devices. Their expertise in programming languages offers many career opportunities...Learn More

Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Data Scientists use curiosity and attention-to-detail to “wrangle” massive datasets in search of patterns and information that can help companies solve problems. Data science careers are available in almost every industry, incorporating...Learn More

Computer Vision Software Engineer

Computer Vision Software Engineer

Computer Vision Software Engineers apply the power of AI and computer learning to help improve and automate processes. They use advanced computer vision to analyze every layer of the Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) process...Learn More

Scientific Communications Manager

Scientific Communications Manager

Scientific Communications Managers study the science used to create consumer products and find effective ways of presenting this information so that colleagues and consumers can understand. They help companies develop and manage scientific...Learn More

Tech Classroom Activities

Access the standards-aligned classroom activities to support future career success for all students. Each activity features important STEM skills and a step-by-step guide for implementing activities into your classroom.

Sustainable Innovation

Sustainable Innovation

Students will consider the potential benefits and risks of autonomous vehicles using a mechanical engineering lens. They will identify characteristics of community sustainability to help design their own proposal for implementing autonomous...Learn More

Machine Learning

Machine Learning

Students will use the skills of an Artificial Intelligence Research Scientist to help solve a problem in any field of their choosing. They will examine issues in their chosen industry and explore how AI and machine learning could be used...Learn More

Privacy and Tech

Privacy and Tech

Students will become familiar with American data privacy laws and regulations by stepping into the role of data privacy expert. They will problem solve for privacy issues facing a current tech innovation, and offer recommendations for how...Learn More

Cyber Solutions

Cyber Solutions

Students step into the role of a security employee at a technology company and explore the importance of cybersecurity. They will research various measures that contribute to cybersecurity, and they will ultimately create a model that...Learn More

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Students explore the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) and the way in which it affects their daily lives. After researching the impact of AI on one career area, they will debate its benefits and risks. They will ultimately apply...Learn More

Tech Effect Employee Activities

Bring the diverse world of STEM to life for elementary, middle, and high school students using a wide variety of immersive learning explorations. These easy-to-use activities allow STEM professionals to convert real-world expertise into meaningful educational experiences.

Cobot/Human Interactions

Cobot/Human Interactions

Learn how robots can be used as a tool for creating innovative solutions in everyday human life. Students will explore the possibilities of cobots, then design a unique collaborative task involving humans and cobots working together...Learn More

Testing the Code

Testing the Code

Demonstrate to students how computers “think” using sets of precise detailed instructions. Students can have some fun learning about the power of coding by performing quality assurance testing for the creation of an imaginary computer...Learn More

Learning Like Machines

Learning Like Machines

Artificial Intelligence is profoundly important to the development of all areas of STEM. Guide students through a valuable exploration with the concept of machine learning, which enables students to prepare, test, and optimize their own...Learn More

Collaboration

Collaboration

Get students thinking creatively about improving their communities using the game-changing potential of collaborative robots. Working in teams, students will create a job posting that highlights the role that cobots could play in their...Learn More

Tech Effect Family Activities

Bring the joy of discovery to life anywhere with a variety of exciting digital learning explorations that help students put STEM skills into action.

T.H.I.N.K Before Your Post

T.H.I.N.K Before Your Post

Students will dive into the dynamic chemistry involved in obtaining energy from fossil fuels. They will learn about the power of oxidation, then use common household...Learn More

Playing Card Programming

Playing Card Programming

Bring the power of programming to life around the house with a fun activity that combines creative storytelling and computational thinking. Learn More.

Left to Your Own Devices

Left to Your Own Devices

Consider the amount of time you commit to social media in order to gain new perspective on the value of communication in your life. Learn More.

STEM Industry News and Conversations

The American Consortium for Equity in Education

K12 STEM Career Resources from the American Petroleum Institute

Washington Post

The Changing Face of Science 

Government Technology

Discovery Education Offers Free STEM Resources for Summer

Diversity in Action 

Equalizing Opportunity: Initiative Pairs Educators with Corporate Leaders 

Blog Talk Radio

America's Businesses Creating the Workforce We Need Today

Blog Talk Radio 

How Boeing is Working to Bring Students Into STEM

American Consortium for Equity and Education

The STEM Careers Coalition

Kentucky Teachers

James Academy, a new girls’ STEAM school, does everything differently

Discovery Education

Teaching Data Literacy

National Science Teaching 

Freebies for Science Teachers, March 2, 2021

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Podcast: Gender & Racial Equality in STEM Education

3BL Media

Imagining Tomorrow With No-Cost Educational Resources for National Engineers Week 2021

Black Press USA

Discovery Education Hosting Event to Celebrate Black Leaders in STEM

Discovery Education

New Partners Join the STEM Careers Coalition to Support STEM Teaching & Learning

Discovery Education

Introduce Students to Real-World Career Exploration Experiences with Activities from the SCC

Microsoft Education Blog

Help your students grow future-ready skills with Hack the Classroom: STEM Edition

Discovery Education

Bring STEM to Life with the All New STEM Careers Channel, Powered by the SCC

Discovery Education

Siemens STEM Day Offers Resources to Make STEM Accessible and Exciting for All! 

Discovery Education

Hands-on Learning for a Work-in-Progress World 

Discovery Education

STEM Careers Coalition Partner Spotlight: P&G and ASME

 

STEM Industry News and Conversations

The American Consortium for Equity in Education

K12 STEM Career Resources from the American Petroleum Institute

Washington Post

The Changing Face of Science 

Government Technology

Discovery Education Offers Free STEM Resources for Summer

Diversity in Action 

Equalizing Opportunity: Initiative Pairs Educators with Corporate Leaders 

Blog Talk Radio

America's Businesses Creating the Workforce We Need Today

Blog Talk Radio 

How Boeing is Working to Bring Students Into STEM

American Consortium for Equity and Education

The STEM Careers Coalition

Kentucky Teachers

James Academy, a new girls’ STEAM school, does everything differently

Discovery Education

Teaching Data Literacy

National Science Teaching 

Freebies for Science Teachers, March 2, 2021

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Podcast: Gender & Racial Equality in STEM Education

3BL Media

Imagining Tomorrow With No-Cost Educational Resources for National Engineers Week 2021

Black Press USA

Discovery Education Hosting Event to Celebrate Black Leaders in STEM

Discovery Education

New Partners Join the STEM Careers Coalition to Support STEM Teaching & Learning

Discovery Education

Introduce Students to Real-World Career Exploration Experiences with Activities from the SCC

Microsoft Education Blog

Help your students grow future-ready skills with Hack the Classroom: STEM Edition

Discovery Education

Bring STEM to Life with the All New STEM Careers Channel, Powered by the SCC

Discovery Education

Siemens STEM Day Offers Resources to Make STEM Accessible and Exciting for All! 

Discovery Education

Hands-on Learning for a Work-in-Progress World 

Discovery Education

STEM Careers Coalition Partner Spotlight: P&G and ASME