Category «STEM»

STEM Career of the Week – Robotics Engineer

Genevieve and Camille Beatty Robotics Engineer Job Description: Research, design, develop, or test robotic applications.Education:  Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s Possible Job Titles: Associate Professor of Automation, Engineer, Automation Engineer, Plant Floor Automation ManagerPossible Employers:  private sector, military, government, academiaFamous economists: Cynthia Breazeal (Director of MIT’s Media Lab’s Personal Robots Group), Colin Angle (CEO of iRobot), Melonee Wise …

STEM Career of the Week – Economist!

Nassim Nicholas Taleb EconomistJob Description: Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy.Education:  Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral Possible Job Titles:  Economist, Economic Analyst, Professor, Project Economist, Forensic Economist, Research Analyst, Economic Analysis DirectorPossible Employers:  business, private sector, government, academiaFamous economists: …

STEM Career of the Week – Curator!

Roselee Goldberg Job Description: Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions. May conduct instructional, research, or public service activities of institution.Education:  Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral Possible Job Titles:  Museum Curator, Collections Curator, Collections Manager, Curator of Education, Exhibits Curator, Gallery DirectorPossible Employers:  private sector, government, museums, academiaFamous curators: Roselee …

First STEM Challenge Day of the Year!!

I  posted previously about my goal of doing a STEM challenge once a month in my classes. I was still acquiring materials for these STEM challenges in September, so didn’t do one that month. I chose to save the October STEM challenge for today because it would be a fun thing to do for Halloween. …

STEM Career of the Week – Industrial Engineer!

Nikola Tesla, inventor of the induction motor Industrial Engineer Job Description:  Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.Education:  Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate Possible Job Titles:  Industrial Engineer, Process Engineer, Operations Engineer, Plant Engineer, Supply Chain …

MassCUE Confidence to Create conference

MassCUE’s Confidence to Create conference at Gillette Stadium Phew! It’s been a busy week. At least I know that the pedometer on my phone justifies my being so tired. The annual MassCUE fall conference has come to a close, and what a fantastic conference it was. Now that I’m on the board of directors for …

STEM Career of the Week – Chemist!

Chemist George Washington Carver Job Description:  Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge. Education:  Bachelor’s, Master’s Possible Job Titles:  Air Quality Chemist, Analytical Chemist, Chemical Lab Scientist, Forensic Chemist, Forensic Scientist, QC Chemist, Research Chemist Possible Employers:  private sector, government, academiaFamous …

STEM Career of the Week – Automotive Engineer

Mary Anderson Automotive Engineer Job Description:  Develop new or improved designs for vehicle structural members, engines, transmissions, or other vehicle systems, using computer-assisted design technology. Direct building, modification, or testing of vehicle or components. Education:  Bachelor’s, Master’s Possible Job Titles:  Chief Engineer; Development System Efficiency Manager; Dimensional Integration Engineer; Quality & Program Management.; Product Safety; Product …

STEM Career of the Week – Geographer

Geographer Marguerite Harrison Job Description:  Study the nature and use of areas of the Earth’s surface, conduct research on physical aspects of a region, including land forms, climates, soils, plants, and animals, and conduct research on the spatial implications of human activities within a given area. Education:  Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate Possible Job Titles:  Geographic Information …

Thank you for our STEM-tastic challenges, part II

I previously posted photos of the items received in the STEM-tastic challenges project with donorschoose.org. I received the rest of the goodies and wanted to post a photo of them as well. I assure you that these items will all come together to make fun and engaging STEM project, even though they look like the …

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