Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) + Art & Design = STEAM
STEAM takes design and creativity into consideration when talking about STEM. It’s what’s going to revolutionize the 21st century.
Meet people in STEAM, ranging from rocket scientists to astrophysicists, to evolutionary biologists.
The first job I applied to was for Boeing in El Segundo, CA. I was straight out of grad school (got...Learn More
Experiments must be repeated many times over to optimize the conditions, but also to ensure that the results can be reproduced....Learn More
Furthermore, it is gratifying to work on anything that advances the limits of human knowledge in any way whatsoever, even if...Learn More
The profession is relatively low paying compared to other technical professions such as medicine or law, unless you grow to become...Learn More
Right now, one of my main tasks is to develop test scenarios that will be used to verify new software, requirements...Learn More
The myths are that math is a field where men thrive, since it supposedly requires genius to be good in this...Learn More
After emails, I begin my experiments which can range from analyzing tadpole swim behavior, to using a cryostat to slicing frog...Learn More
You should not be a vet simply because you love animals. The animals don't pay the bills! In reality you have...Learn More
Scientists are often portrayed as nerdy, isolated people with pen protectors and thick glasses. This stereotype is not accurate! Often, scientists...Learn More
I was inspired to go into the field of biomedical science at an early age. As a child I was diagnosed...Learn More
I am currently exploring how exposure to too much oxygen early in life can change how a body responds to an...Learn More
School teaches theory, but doesn't expose students to much in the way of actual professional practices.Learn More
Explore different fields in STEAM.
Zookeepers take care of animals at zoos, aquariums, and wildlife refuges. They prepare meals, feed, bathe, and clean the animals, teach them certain behaviors,…Learn More
Calling all clotheshorses! This is a great field for the fashion obsessed. Apparel design involves the creation of new garments for the consumer market.…Learn More
Architects generally have a refined aesthetic the permeates their design and dress. Fundamentally architects are involved in the planning, design, and construction of buildings,…Learn More
Graphic design encompasses a broad range of media and is the art of communicating through visual and textual context.Learn More
Aerospace engineering focuses on the science, design, development, and testing of aircraft and spacecraft, including airplanes, helicopters, satellites, and space shuttles. Due to the…Learn More
Hydraulic fracturing is a well-stimulation technique through the use of hydraulically pressurized liquid. This allows for natural gas and oil to flow more freely…Learn More
Materials science is the study of materials on their atomic level and is extremely interdisciplinary, encompassing engineering, chemistry, biology, math, and physics. The field…Learn More
Neurosurgeons are medical doctors trained to prevent, treat, and diagnose conditions related to the brain, nerves, and spinal cord. Extensive training is required to…Learn More
Veterinarians, or Vets, provide preventative and emergency medical care for non-human animals including check-ups, laboratory tests, surgery, and vaccinations. Vets are divided into two…Learn More
Registered Nurses (RNs) are licensed to provide and coordinate patient care. Most RNs work with physicians and other healthcare specialists as part of medical…Learn More
Computer programming involves describing and detailing the procedures of an original problem leading to an executable program. Computer programmers often write software, which involves…Learn More
Astrophysics is a branch of astronomy and is the study of celestial objects including the moon, planets, stars, nebulae, and galaxies. The goal of…Learn More
Ecology is the study of the natural world, its ecosystems, and human’s impact on them. Ecologists study the current and changing conditions of air,…Learn More
Environmental scientists study environmental or ecological processes, as well as environmental health. These scientists are interested not only in environmental preservation and remediation, but…Learn More
Mathematicians enjoy playing around with numbers and solving problems. They often work as teachers, professors, statisticians, or analysts. Mathematics lies at the basis of…Learn More
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique.
Martha Graham, choreographer
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