Student Resource Center

STEM Pioneer Search

This collection of approximately 200 interviews of prominent pioneers in science is a collaboration between The HistoryMakers ® and Carnegie Mellon University Informedia Project. This NSF project was designed to increase awareness of the contributions of African American scientists, raise awareness of STEM careers, and increase understanding of STEM concepts.

STEM Pioneer Search

 

STEM Career Search

The Scientific Literacy Center here at Morehouse has a Plethora of STEM careers and organizations that benefit undergraduate minorities for the benefit of knowledge enhancement in STEM Career Fields. The STEMport database provides information on employee characteristics and requirements; occupation specific information and requirements; and workforce characteristics. The database allows you to search information on over one hundred STEM occupations, including typical work activities and tasks as well as information on required education, typical college major, salary, and anticipated job growth.

STEM Career Search

 

STEM Organization Search

As a STEM student or professional, there are many benefits of being involved in STEM professional organizations. Participation boost goodwill and moral; contribute to community vitality and economic development; advance learning (knowledge, skills, attitudes and beliefs) by enhancing educational experiences; and, create exposure and recognition of STEM professional organizations.

STEM Organization Search

Quick Facts

  • Only 30% of U.S. high school graduates entering college are ready for college-level science. U.S. students rank 17th in science and 25th in math in the world.
  • There will be a million more new STEM job openings in future years and student are currently not in the pipeline to fill these positions.
  • Fewer than 50% of students who enter college intending to major in a STEM field complete a STEM degree; the majority switch to non-STEM majors during their first two years of study
  • One-fourth of minority students who start as STEM majors graduate with a STEM major.
  • Projections suggest that STEM-related job opportunities will grow nearly 17% over the next decade; more than 60% of those jobs will require a college degree or higher.
  • There will be a million more new STEM job openings in future years and students are currently not in the pipeline to fill these positions.
  • Eight of the 10 largest STEM occupations are related to computers and information technology.
  • By 2018 close to 65% of STEM job openings will be for those with Bachelor’s degrees and above.
  • The highest paying life and physical science occupations had mean wages more than double the U.S. average.