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Are you interested in a career in STEM?

Research has shown that students who pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) areas earn a median hourly wage that is double that of a non-STEM career. Some STEM careers in high demand are Natural Sciences Managers, Chemical Engineers, Biomedical Engineers, Microbiologists, Medical Scientists, Conservation Scientists, Clinical Laboratory technologists and Materials Engineers. Job openings in STEM fields are projected to grow over 19% in the next decade, so it’s more important than ever to investigate the exciting career options available and the steps needed to reach your career goals! Get started by visiting our college and career resources below.

Information on STEM college majors and specializations

Learn how STEM is making the shift to STEAM and discover careers that fit the STEAM model

EASTCONN’s Mobile STEM Lab In the News!

January 2018
The EASTCONN Mobile STEM Lab was recently featured in the New Britain Herald. Check out the article!

March 2018
On March 9, 2018, nearly 240 Connecticut educators, business leaders and Connecticut Department of Education officials attended the CS4CT Summit, “Launching the Computer Science Revolution in Connecticut,” seeking support for strategies that will embed effective, high-quality computer science curricula into Connecticut’s K-12 public school system and build computer-science professional development opportunities for teachers. EASTCONN’s STEM education specialist and STEM lab coordinator Stacy Watson and Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Dr. Toni Ryan, were in attendance to share EASTCONN’s Mobile STEM Lab as a resource for Connecticut students and educators. 

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