Careers with STEM: Engineering + Resources

August 10, 2020

In the latest edition of Careers with STEM, published by STEM-specialists communications agency Refraction Media, we explain what engineering is all about and showcase a diverse mix of real-life engineers

Let’s celebrate the E in STEM! 

A recent youth survey by the Australian Government found that of all the STEM disciplines, students were most confused about what engineering is. And yet 95% of engineering grads find work in their area within three months! 

In the latest edition of Careers with STEM, published by STEM-specialists communications agency Refraction Media, we explain what engineering is all about and showcase a diverse mix of real-life engineers – problem solvers building the cities of the future, fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and making the world a better, more inclusive and liveable place.

Supported by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the issue reveals how to take an engineering degree directly to a bank.

“Software engineering is exciting and rewarding, with problem-solving , creativity and diversity,” according to Ramon Buckland, Consultant Software Engineer at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Flip the magazine over for a special, 8-page future-focussed Resources edition, exploring emerging careers in the mining and resources industry, including space mining, sustainability, AI and tech and non-uni pathways.

Two copies of Careers with STEM: Engineering 2020 are delivered to every secondary school and university in Australia.

How to use Careers with STEM magazine

Careers with STEM provides educators, students and parents with news and insights about future jobs, career pathways and inspiring and diverse people who share their career journey. 

1. Share with a school’s careers advisor:

It’s predicted that 75% of the careers of the future will require STEM skills – STEM jobs are growing at a faster rate than non-STEM jobs and people with STEM qualifications face lower rates of unemployment than the rest of the population. Don’t let your students miss out on these opportunities, inform and inspire them about the STEM careers of the future.

2. Take STEM into the classroom via teachers:

There are more ways to incorporate STEM careers into the classroom than you might at first think! We’ve listed 6 suggestions to get you started. They include everything from unpacking STEM jargon as a literacy activity, to exploring how STEM skills can be applied in the arts. You can also download a free supplementary classroom worksheet for this magazine here.

3. Promote on your school/organisation/personal social media, or in your school’s newsletter or app 

Parents are the biggest influencers on students’ careers. Inspire your school community to get involved with STEM and engage with your school’s STEM strategy by sharing our posts, profiles and the free digital edition at careerswithstem.com/read-it-here

More free Careers with STEM resources:

Help us spread the word!

Find out below how you can help us spread the word about this great free resource for students, teachers and parents:

  • Register for our free webinar introducing the new magazine and meet real-life engineers to answer your career questions here
  • High-res shareable cover JPG downloads here
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