If you are a student and you have been logging time at home, now could be an excellent time to take an online career or aptitude test online.
Studies conducted by The Student Research Foundation before the Covid-19 epidemic struck showed that many CTE-oriented high school students were thinking about pursuing careers in engineering, computer science, the health sciences, and manufacturing.
We expect that those careers are still of interest to STEM-oriented high school students today. However, it doesn’t take extensive research to observe that the demand for certain professions has increased dramatically in response to the pandemic over the last few months. Read more
Are you a high school student who is logging a lot of time indoors in the safety of your home? Or are you the parent of a young man or woman who is?
If so, we have a suggestion for you . . . Read more
Are you thinking about a career as a museum administrator? Do you know a student who is?
Museum work is exciting and varied, with many interesting career paths to explore. Professionals who work for museums can undertake a range of duties that can include . . . Read more
As I was taking my garbage cans to the curb yesterday, I asked my neighbor how he was doing in the midst of the current virus crisis.
“I’ve been doing lots of virtual meetings these days,” he said. Read more
Supply chain management (SCM) professionals monitor the movement of goods from their source to their customers.
Only a few weeks ago, not too many people were thinking about supply chain management. Most of us were probably assuming that the supply chains that bring us medicines, medical equipment, food and other goods were working well. Read more
The Coronavirus is causing many people a lot of stress. But at the same time, many of us are relying on a range of professionals who were not on our radar before. It is a time of anxiety, but also a time to learn
For example, we are relying more than ever before on statistics compiled by analysts at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Statistics amassed by these professionals are being reported widely on the news. How many new cases of the Coronavirus have been reported in the U.S., for example, or in our state, or in our town, or in our school system? That kind of data helps us understand the crisis and stay aware of the risks. And we are newly aware of, and thankful to, the professionals who collect and analyze the information we need. Read more
There are disadvantages to having your children at home during the Coronavirus crisis. They are only taking classes online, cut off from their friends, missing athletic practices, and maybe even falling behind on their preparations to take standardized tests.
But there are advantages too. One is that some students are discovering certain professions for the first time. Most often, they are careers that have suddenly been getting more attention and exposure because of the crisis. Read more
Dozens of summer STEM programs are available for high school students. Many are held on college campuses. Some courses are taught by their regular faculty members, others by undergraduate and graduate students.
What subjects can your high schoolers study at these programs? Course offerings vary, but most programs offer courses like these: Read more