STEM Careers

STEM Careers : A Student's Guide to Opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

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Interested in an exciting STEM career but not sure what type of jobs are available and how to get started on your career journey? You've come to the right place. This friendly guide will help you decide whether a STEM-related career might be right for you and, if so, how to explore the options and put yourself in the best possible position to secure your dream job. Complete with unique insider inside from STEM professionals and inspiring stories about STEM pioneers, inside you will find:

A wealth of job ideas, from the well-known to the less well-known
Details of possible entry routes and required qualifications - both academic and vocational, from GCSEs to degrees and BTECs to apprenticeships
A listing of the major employers and their recruitment practices
Practical advice on how to find work experience, apply for jobs, build STEM skills and find further information
A dedicated chapter covering women in STEM and the ever-improving job prospects

Written in step-by-step chapters, and giving you everything you need to know to plan for success in a STEM career, this is your must-read guide.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 10mm | 256g
  • Trotman Education
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1911067605
  • 9781911067603
  • 1,203,242

Table of contents


Chapter 1. What do we mean by 'STEM'?
Chapter 2. Some examples of well-known STEM careers
Chapter 3. Some example of less well-known STEM careers
Chapter 4. Women in STEM careers
Chapter 5. Useful skills and personal qualities for STEM
Chapter 6. STEM jobs at different qualifications levels - technician, professional and managerial
Chapter 7. Preferred or required qualifications for STEM careers
Chapter 8. Degree apprenticeships and higher apprenticeships in STEM
Chapter 9. Entry routes for STEM careers - vocational and academic
Chapter 10. Personal profiles of STEM employees
Chapter 11. Some major STEM employers
Chapter 12. Preparation and application for STEM careers
Chapter 13. STEM information sources

STEM Careers A-Z
Index of Advertisers
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Review quote

"Our world of work is changing and this book enables students to see the full range of exciting careers related to STEM subjects that are evolving. There are more opportunities available to enter STEM careers via Apprenticeships but this information can be confusing for students. This book clearly helps students see the value of studying STEM subjects and importantly how to use their subject interest to enter careers." * Jo Bishop, Head of Careers, City and Islington Sixth Form College *
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About Paul Greer

Dr Paul Greer was a Careers Adviser for over thirty years. STEM Careers is his fifth book.
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