Registered Nurses

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

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Cool STEM Jobs
Think you know STEM? Check out these exciting STEM careers in
fields you may not have thought about.
Sep 11
Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum
Imagine standing at your kitchen sink, looking out the window to expansive almond orchards and tomato fields. You turn on the tap for a glass of water, but you’re not sure if it’s safe to drink. If it’s contaminated by chemicals from pesticides and fertilizers, how will it be cleaned, and who will pay for it?


stem web challenge

“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” – Marilyn Monroe
Ruby B. Johnson lives by this quote and helps girls in Nevada to see the value in it as well. Ruby’s experiences range from Miss Sierra Leone USA to Mining Engineer to creator of her magazine, STEMher by Ruby B. Johnson Magazine. While she wears many shoes, Ruby advocates for women, and other underrepresented groups, in STEM.

Teri Mann was named one of six Nevada STEM Teachers of the Year in 2018. She has been an advocate for STEM at her school, Staton Elementary, and in her community.

Marlys Pryor

Guest blogger, Tracey Gaffney, and UNR student, Valeria Ampié, sit down with Maryls Pryor to talk about Women in STEM. Read about Marlys's experiences as an Aeronautical Engineer and about her volunteer work with STEM organizations in the Northern Nevada area. 

CS for Nevada

Computer Science, part of the “T” in STEM, is more than just computer programming. It is computational thinking, logical reasoning, critical thinking, and problem solving. These are tools our students need to learn in order for them to be successful in the world they are now living and in the future that is to come as more and more jobs are becoming computerized. Nevada is making great strides in computer science education initiatives. Click “Learn More” for further information and to join our community!