Women and minorities make up 70 percent of college students, but only 45 percent of undergraduate STEM degree holders. This large pool of untapped talent is a great potential source of STEM professionals.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills are required to be competitive in the global race for energy development, to create and maintain a healthy economy, and foster innovation and excellence. The Department of Energy has many programs, internships, scholarships, and research opportunities focused on developing the next generation of STEM professionals.
The Second Annual STEM Volunteer Fair is on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. Federal agency staff and contractors are invited to meet STEM organizations with volunteer opportunities to engage the next generation of STEM innovators. Learn more and RSVP here.