Tag Archives: STEM

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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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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Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Plaza Academy Robotics

Enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner and show your support for the Plaza Academy Robotics Team! KC-BANCS STEM Scholar Fred Bruhn is team manager, and funds go to help these high school students design, build, and program their robot to compete … Continue reading

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Veterans in STEM member Vincent Cannady featured in UNews

Vincent Cannady, one of our own Veterans in STEM and a political science graduate student at UMKC, is featured in this week’s UNews. Cannady discusses his Army experiences, his work in the communications technology field, and the life events that … 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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Welcome back…

To school that is.  It is that time again, Fall semesters will be starting any day now.  If you are anything like me you are not yet ready to relinquish your summer in exchange for lectures, course work, and exams. … Continue reading

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Soldiers Becoming Scientists – Article

Here’s a link to a great article on soldiers who transition from the military to college and then become scientists. This is what Veterans in STEM is all about — providing community and a sense of support for veterans who … Continue reading

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