STEM

Career Interest Cluster

Overview

STEMScience, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers are connected to solving abstract problems, analyzing ideas, conducting research, and utilizing technology. Opportunities in STEM can be found in all sectors including corporate/for-profit, nonprofit, and not-for-profit/government. Industries include:

  • Science (Agriculture, Animal, Biology, Chemical, Environmental, GIS, Research/Laboratory)
  • Technology (Computer Science, IT, Software)
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics (Data Analysis, Statistics)

Explore the STEM Career Interest Cluster

There are many great websites where you can start exploring careers. Links to start with are listed below. These resources allow you to learn information about careers such as the nature of the work, education required, pay, job outlook, work environment and related occupations. You can also follow companies and organizations related to your career on social media. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and pinterest are good resources for you to learn about companies and keep up on current trends in the career fields you are exploring.

Other ways to explore include taking an assessment, informational interviews, job shadowing, involvement in student organizations, and volunteering

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Internship and Job Search

Contact

Career Development Specialist - STEM, Jill VanOsdol | jvanosdo@gustavus.edu | 507-933-7524

Interested in receiving opportunities and more information regarding the STEM cluster? Sign up through Handshake to receive emails and notifications for this cluster! A tutorial on choosing and changing clusters on Handshake can be found here.

To schedule an appointment with Jill, log in to Handshake, call 507-933-7575, or stop in to the office - 209 Johnson Student Union.

Specialized Program Faculty Advisors

Actuarial Science — Laura Boehm-Vock (MCS); lboehmvo@gustavus.edu

Architecture — Betsy Byers (Art & Art History); bbyers@gustavus.edu

Chemical Engineering — Amanda Nienow (Chemistry); anienow@gustavus.edu

Engineering — Paul Saulnier (Physics); psaul@gustavus.edu

Materials Science — Chuck Niederriter (Physics); chuck@gustavus.edu

Updated 7/29/19 JV