For Hispanics and Latinos, getting a job has rarely been as simple as trotting outSpanish-language skills. But with this population dominating growth in the US workforce, leveraging a Mexican, Latin American, Cuban or other form of Hispanic heritage has become a complex career strategy.
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.
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.
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."
(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.
ROCKVILLE, Md., /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the American Council On Renewable 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.
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.
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). It is a relatively new and fast-developing field that integrates knowledge from several traditional sciences: biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology and chemical engineering.