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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.

May 27
The Discovery, Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum, 490 S. Center Street

Come see Sue—the largest, most complete, Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered—as she makes her northern Nevada public debut at The Discovery.

 

 

May 27
Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107

Join us for the last weekend of Pop-Up Science adventures for the season as we explore the Botanical Garden at Springs Preserve complete with science facts and fun.

 

May 28
Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107

Join us for the last weekend of Pop-Up Science adventures for the season as we explore the Botanical Garden at Springs Preserve complete with science facts and fun.

 

 

 

Off-Ramp sign that reads, "Success"

Technology has changed our world for the better in many ways, and creation of new and possibly better paths to career success is just one of them.

Young adult studying with laptop in front of blackboard

The Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM Council) and the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT) today announced the official designation of eight schools as Nevada Governor Designated STEM Schools.

Three kids learning about helicopters, image courtesy of Pathways to Aviation

When you talk about careers involving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), a four-year degree would seem necessary. However, while a traditional degree is required for many STEM jobs, it’s certainly not required for all. And many of these non-degree jobs provide a very nice salary and an interesting life.