- At one time the United
States dominated in science and technology positions. Today the positions have become far more
- Since the economic downturn in 2008, the pace of manufacturing job increase has dropped
dramatically. While certain parts of the
sector, especially high tech has grown significantly, many other jobs are
either sitting, or have left the continent. As the economy becomes more stable and a
sense of confidence returns, many positions will open. They may look very different from what they
looked like in the past,
- The costs of university education have continued to climb, and many people are questioning the wisdom of leaving school with debt of $200K or more. Scholarships can make the entry decision easier, but having the confidence of an opportunity when the smoke clears is probably at least as important.
- If the classifiers of STEM disciplines classify their positions narrowly, they are excluding many graduates that are indeed science oriented. Fields including biotechnology, genetics, pharma, nano-tech, tele-health, are making revolutionary change who we are and what we do and will continue for many years to come.