STEM conference aims to prepare students for careers

"We want to grow the next generation of business leaders," STEMworks Director of STEM and Workforce Development Program Isla Young said to PBN......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 15th, 2019

Industry roundtable: Home Care

How do you find qualified workers? Is it sustainable to be in constant hiring mode? How do you prepare students for careers in home health care? What is the future of the industry? Law firm Hodgson Russ and the Albany Business Review hosted a disc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2019

Join us April 4 to learn how New Mexico can best prepare students for careers

"Whatever happened to vo-tech?" An audience member asked that excellent question at a talk I gave to the Kiwanis Club in 2017 about New Mexico's economy, which touched on student readiness for the workplace. She stumped me. Quite a few business.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

Robotics Engineer Barbie aims to expose girls to STEM careers

Mattel Inc. is introducing Robotics Engineer Barbie, designed to get girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) careers. Only 24% of STEM jobs are held by women, according to data .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 26th, 2018

MilliporeSigma"s Curiosity Cube aims to inspire STEM workforce of the future

MilliporeSigma is trying to spark interest in science careers this week with a traveling science lab that was once a shipping container.  The business, a life science company with facilities in Milwaukee, is visiting the community with its Curiosi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2018

On National STEM Day, diversity still an issue

Today is National STEM Day, and a growing number of companies and organizations are working to prepare younger generations for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.  It’s been projected about 2.4 million STEM-related jobs remain.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Kentucky"s STEM degrees take off, but another degree field is way down

Colleges in Kentucky have boosted STEM degree production sharply during the last five academic years. But officials are worried about a sharp decrease in the number of education degrees students have earned. The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Educ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2019

New To Banking? Here Are Some Of The Best Banks For College Students

If you’re able to drink legally, you're definitely old enough to have your own checking account! Don’t worry, for those new to banking and almost done with your college careers, this article is for you. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 11th, 2019

Innovative programs aim to prepare students for future workplace success

Innovative programs aim to prepare students for future workplace success.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2019

Mohnish Pabrai Shares His Ten Commandments With London Business Students

Mohnish Pabrai‘s webcast Q&A session with the students at London Business School. Mohnish Pabrai Shares His Ten Commandments With LBS Students Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Transcript You know pleasure and honor t.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 17th, 2019

Birmingham Promise launches a summer of opportunities

A select group of seniors from Birmingham City Schools will work in their dream careers over the summer, thanks to a new program rolled out in the city. The Birmingham Promise focuses on offering students work-based learning experiences in high-gr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2019

Home grown: St. Luke"s looks to the classroom to cultivate future health care workforce

By showcasing the opportunities available at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, the hospital system hopes to inspire students to explore a career in health care as a way to stem the industry’s workforce shortage......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2019

Annual agriculture conference aims to connect industry leaders

Registration for Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawaii’s annual conference is now open. This year’s Hawaii Agriculture Conference, or AG2019, will take place October 15-16 at Hawaii Convention Center. “AG2019 will be one of our most innova.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2019

University of Hawaii West Oahu receives $2.5 million grant for STEM education

The University of Hawaii West Oahu will receive nearly $2.5 million in support from the National Science Foundation to fund the University's Pukoa Kani Aina program. This project aims to provide STEM education through UHWO’s summer bridge progr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2019

Melinda Gates Wants More Girls and Women in STEM. Here’s How She’s Working Toward That.

For proof of just how dedicated Melinda Gates is to creating opportunities for future generations, look no further than her mission to help girls and women get into STEM careers. With her position as t.....»»

Category: topSource: timeMay 21st, 2019

Stem Holdings (STMH) Presents At Canaccord Genuity Cannabis Conference - Slideshow

Stem Holdings (STMH) Presents At Canaccord Genuity Cannabis Conference - Slideshow.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 15th, 2019

Almost Half Of College Students Are Going Hungry: Survey

As thousands of college students prepare to graduate in the upcoming weeks, many of them will be stressed out, deeply in debt, and very hungry according to a new survey from Temple University's Hope Center.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 4th, 2019

Firm aims to be voice for accused students

A Buffalo law firm wants to be the first place a college student turns when accused of wrongdoing on campus. Attorneys at Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC said they recognized the need for students to have legal representation and recently sta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 7th, 2019

STEM-certified master’s in finance creates pathways for international students

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) reports that nearly 35 percent of all applications to graduate business programs in the U.S. come from other countries. For master’s programs in finance, that number jumps to 75 percent of all applic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2019

Stereotypes about STEM ability impact retention of minorities in STEM majors, jobs

New research from Emory’s Goizueta Business School shows that when it comes to selecting a college major, and potentially a career, professors, academic advisors and other students may influence a minority student’s choice and decision to stay in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2019

The head of this nonprofit improves people’s earnings to $40K from $12K a year

Per Scholas provides free technology training to unemployed and underemployed adults, places them in jobs and helps them start IT careers. From 16 students in 1998, when Plinio Ayala joined as vice... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 21st, 2019