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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Successfully Drew Thousands to Detroit for its 40th Conference Aimed to Inspire Hispanics in STEM

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The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), the leading national organization aimed at motivating Hispanics to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), successfully hosted its 40th anniversary conference this month drawing more than 5,000 people to the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan.

Lighting a STEM Spark--Hispanics and STEM education

Leadership tomorrow depends on how we educate our students—especially in science, technology, engineering and math.”—President Barack Obama (2010)

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance Returns to GIE+EXPO with a Full Roster of Educational Courses

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), the leading organization for the economic and professional development of the Hispanic-American landscape industry workforce, has announced that it will return to Louisville, Kentucky for the industry's largest event, the GIE+EXPO.

GM's Grace Lieblein named 2014 Engineer of the Year

Great Minds in STEM™, the gateway for Hispanics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, recognized Grace Lieblein, General Motors vice president Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, as the 2014 Engineer of the Year during the 26th Annual HENAAC Conference, "The Quest for Competitive Greatness." hnm

Top STEM Employers for Hispanics 2014

(Irvine, California) – August 15, 2014 – The Hispanic Network Magazine (HNM) today released the results of its much-anticipated 2014 evaluation of the nation's Best of the Best Top Diversity Employers, Top STEM Employers, Top Supplier Diversity Programs and Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies for Hispanics.

 

Lockheed Martin is teaming up to connect students in STEM fields with career opportunities

ROCKVILLE, Md., /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the American Council On Lockheed MartinRenewable Energy (ACORE) are teaming up on the USA Finish First Fellowship (F3) program, which will connect students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields with career opportunities in renewable energy.

Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

ERN Wrap up

STEM Careers- Biochemists and Biophysicists

Employment opportunities for these two career paths are projected
to grow 19 percent by 2022

Biochemists play key roles in developing new medicines to fight diseases such as cancer. They study the chemical and physical principles of living things and of biological processes, such as cell development growth and heredity.

Job Descriptions

Biochemists and biophysicists typically—

Biotechnology-The Science of the Future

Biotechnology is the application of biological organisms, systems or processes by various industries to learn about the science of life and the improvement of the value of materials and organisms (such as pharmaceuticals, crops and livestock). Biotechnology CareersIt is a relatively new and fast-developing field that integrates knowledge from several traditional sciences: biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology and chemical engineering.

Desperately Seeking STEM Employees

If you are considering pursuing a college degree or are searching for a career in a STEM-related field130913Hispanic Scientist (science, technology, engineering and math), employers are looking for you!  There are currently many more STEM job openings with U.S. companies than qualified people to fill them.  There is a veritable profusion of STEM-related careers just begging to be filled.

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