Science, technology, engineering and mathematics workers play a key role in the sustained growth and stability of the U.S. economy, and are a critical component to helping the U.S. win the future. STEM education creates critical thinkers, increases science literacy, and enables the next generation of innovators.
From Google, SAS, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, and NASA, some of America’s largest corporations are recruiting STEM graduates.
The STEM fields need diverse perspectives to foster innovation.
STEM career professionals earn larger salaries than non-STEM careers.
Employment opportunities in STEM fields are predicted to grow at faster rates than in other occupations.