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STEM careers are defining Nevada’s future. As the demand for STEM talent in Nevada continues to grow, Nevada STEM Hub aims to share resources that can help educate Nevadans about these vital careers and motivate Nevada’s kids to pursue STEM career paths.


Materials Engineers

Evaluate materials and develop machinery and processes to manufacture materials for use in products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications. Develop new uses for known materials. Includes those engineers working with composite materials or specializing in one type of material, such as graphite, metal and metal alloys, ceramics and glass, plastics and polymers, and naturally occurring materials. Includes metallurgists and metallurgical engineers, ceramic engineers, and welding engineers.

Mar 24
UNLV, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89154
Mar 27
Fleischmann Planetarium, 1650 N. Virginia St, University of Nevada Reno Campus, Reno

Learn about how to use a pattern, how to mix colors and how to use correct brushes to create different effects, you’ll express your inner artist as you paint. You’ll love watching your composition come to life!

Grades: 5-8

Registration: $275

Mar 27
Fleischmann Planetarium, 1650 N. Virginia St, University of Nevada Reno Campus, Reno

¡Hola, estudiantes! Discover a new world of words and games spoken and played by kids throughout Spanish-speaking communities and countries around the globe. By the end of the week, you’ll have a cool vocabulary of words and phrases to share with your friends and family!

Grades: 2-4

Registration: $275

There is only one accredited college in the nation offering an academic program in slot technology and it’s right here in Nevada.

Nevada, our home, is a place for innovators and free thinkers. You can change the world by joining the ranks of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Jackson who put astronauts into space and onto the moon.

An all girls robotics team at Reed High School in Sparks is bucking the trend, showing that girls can win big in STEM.