Explore STEM Careers
We invite you to discover the many ways that engineers, scientists, and other STEM professionals are making the world a better place by designing cutting-edge solutions and answering important questions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the videos below, you will meet real people working in all kinds of STEM-related fields, follow their pathways from student to career, learn about their inspirations, and discover why they are passionate about the work they do. These videos will also introduce you to the many ways that STEM professionals and the organizations they work for have pivoted to address new, urgent challenges introduced by the pandemic. Some of these problems are obvious—such as ensuring access to protective equipment, medical technology, testing, and vaccines. Engineers and scientists are working on many “behind the scenes” challenges as well to ensure that systems and infrastructure continue to operate effectively as the way we use them and the demands we put on them shifted virtually overnight.
Many of the individuals profiled below are available for virtual visits to STEM-related classes, out-of-school programs, and career exploration events. Click the button on the right if you are interested in scheduling a virtual visit for your students.