The most exciting and challenging jobs of the future lie in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). According to the US Dept. of Commerce, STEM related jobs are growing at 17 percent and in California alone; there is a projected need for a STEM workforce in 2018 of approximately 1.14 million. During the next ten years, over 70% of the predicted jobs in California will be related to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math. Businesses, institutions of higher education and other community members from Shasta County and surrounding area are participating in this event to inspire students from Shasta, Trinity, Siskiyou, Modoc, Lassen and Tehama counties to pursue rewarding STEM career paths.
More details and info found on the 2015 STEM Career Day event webpage.