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Jobs and Careers in STEM
STEM6 has at its heart a strong focus and commitment in preparing its students for the world of work; this will be achieved through STEM Academy Career First programme.
At STEM6 our vision is to enable our students to acquire new knowledge and have the tools to succeed in the future.
Studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects opens up a wide and varied range of career opportunities and employment choices. Students who study STEM subjects acquire analytical and problem-solving skills that are highly attractive to potential employers.
Did you know that STEM graduates earn on average 30% more over their lifetime than graduates from other disciplines?
The CBI annual skills report (Learning to grow, 2012) identified 42% of employers as having difficulties in recruiting STEM-skilled employees.
Major STEM sectors and top employers
Aerospace – Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, Boeing, Macedonian Airways, Private Jet Charter, BAA
Automotive – Rolls-Royce
Biomedical – The Biomedical Research Education Trust, Henderson Biomedical, AstraZeneca
Financial & professional – MatchTech, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Besso, Mackenzie Stuart, Barclays, National Westminster Bank
Chemicals – Thames Water, BP, Shell, Premier Oil
Digital & creative – BT, Sony Ericsson, TalkTalk
Food & drink – The Park Royal Food Innovation Centre (PRFIC), Associated British Foods, Cadbury plc
There are lots of interesting and exciting jobs including:
Find out more routes into an engineering careers here.