Join us in celebrating National Mentoring Month! Read how one of our employees went from student to mentor. http://rtn.co/1yCun1P In high school, Erick Aponte was in a program where Raytheon mentors introduced students to careers in math and science. It must have worked. Aponte, a 2010 graduate of Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Massachusetts, became an engineer and, in May 2014, started a new job at Raytheon. Raytheon Introduced Erick Aponte to Engineering. Now He'd Like to Return the Favor
Take a look at this amazing STEM guide that has excellent resources for students of all ages! http://rtn.co/1AOdo9J by DS Examiner Look, I could go on and on about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. How job openings are predicted to soar to over one million by 2020. How the U.S. government is freaking out that students aren't prepared. But I won't. The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids
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Let's celebrate these inspirational women who are breaking down barriers for women in STEM: http://rtn.co/1ygY3kE Fast-forward to 2018. That year, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the country will have 1.2 million unfilled jobs in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math, known by that increasingly inescapable acronym STEM. Look at those positions now and the lack of women -a group who make up more than half of the workforce-isn't a problem just for women. 9 Giant Leaps For Women In Science and Technology In 2014