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"Economic projections point to a need for approximately 1 million more STEM professionals than the U.S. will produce at the current rate over the next decade."

— From a 2012 report by President Obama’s
Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

Perhaps you are already fully aware of the critical need for people who possess STEM-related knowledge and skills. You know ... the ones who are building careers in one or more of the STEM disciplines -- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. But how many STEM topics can you describe?  STEM is a hot topic in today's business and education, yet even the people most concerned can name only a handful of the more obvious examples. The purpose of this online guide is to provide opportunities for you to browse more than 350 STEM topics.

STEM Categories

START HERE: These are the general categories of STEM topics, as compiled by the U.S. Dept of Labor. Each category includes between one and fifty descriptions.

Agriculture and Related Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation

Architecture and Related Services

Digital Media

Communications Technologies

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technologies

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Military Science

Military Technologies and Applied Sciences

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Physical Sciences

Science Technologies/Technicians


Homeland Security

Social Sciences

Transportation and Materials Moving

Health Professions and Related Programs

Business Management and Marketing

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