(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.
If you are considering pursuing a college degree or are searching for a career in a STEM-related field (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.
STEM degrees—diplomas handed out in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math—traditionally account for the highest paying jobs, earning individuals approximately $35,000 more annually than other occupations. According to George Washington University’s Face the Facts initiative, professionals with STEM degrees earned an average of $77,880 a year in 2009, but only 10.7 percent of diplomas handed out during that year were for STEM courses.
By Amy Williams, Principal, Advisor Talent Acquisition, Edward Jones
According to the Economics & Statistics Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers drive our nation’s innovation and competitiveness by generating new ideas, new companies and new industries.