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STEM jobs account for about 1 in 5 Kansas City area jobs

A recent article in the Kansas City Star has good news for students majoring in STEM: About one in five jobs in the Kansas City area and nationally require specified knowledge in science, technology, engineering or math. According to a study released … Continue reading

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Countdown to STEM Talks: Register Today

Join us for STEM Talks 2013, a KC-BANCS event taking place on Tuesday, May 21. STEM Talks is an invitation-only event bringing together students, veterans, STEM employers, KC area higher education, and student support services for a day of learning and dialogue. … Continue reading

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STEM Career Fair February 20

Looking for work in a STEM field? Plan to UMKC’s 3rd Annual STEM Fair taking place on Wednesday, February 20, 2012. Registration is open until 2/15 in Roo Career Network. Contact Melissa Ann McClung at mcclungm@umkc.edu or (816) 235-2588 with any … Continue reading

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Manufacturing, production jobs experiencing growth, study finds

Back from the depths of the recession, many production and manufacturing jobs have returned to the U.S., according to a study by Careerbuilder.com and Economic Modeling Specialists. “While growth has been slower or stagnant in certain areas,” CareerBuilder CEO Matt … Continue reading

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Cisco and Partners Helping Put U.S. Veterans to Work

This article features two excellent career websites for transitioning veterans: Pipeline and 100,000 Jobs Mission. If you are a veteran looking for work, these resources can help you find a job that makes the most of your amazing skill set.

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Microsoft is creating new US jobs faster than it can fill them

From Human Resource Executive Online’s recent article, “Microsoft’s STEM Worker Shortage Solution“: “Microsoft is creating new jobs in the United States faster than it can fill them. For example, Microsoft now has more than 6,000 open jobs in the country, an … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ranked Military Friendly Employers

http://employers.militaryfriendly.com/ This 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® list includes companies with over $500 million in revenue that exhibit leading practices for military recruitment and retention. These employers represent the top tier of companies with leading employment solutions for military service … Continue reading

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GI Bill Funds 800,000 Student Veterans

“Billions of taxpayer dollars have funded the education of over 800,000 Post-9/11 GI Bill beneficiaries.” – Michael Dakduk, executive director, Student Veterans of America Veterans, join the ranks of these successful students! The Veterans in STEM program can help you navigate GI … Continue reading

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KC Star Highlights Veterans Unemployment

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/10/28/3888537/returning-vets-fighting-to-find.html Sunday’s Kansas City Star highlights veterans unemployment issues in the current political and economic climate and how things are changing. We would love to hear your thoughts on this piece, which also features our own Valerie Brown and the … Continue reading

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Getting an associate degree can pay off big

Military Times Edge covers the hottest jobs for vets with associate degrees – and they’re all STEM careers. Our very own Veterans in STEM Project Director Alexis Petri is quoted in the article! Read it at http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20120919/EDU03/209190303/Getting-an-associate-degree-can-pay-off-big.

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