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Employment Statistics & Information

What does an entry-level STEM career pay? What STEM jobs are out there?  Check out the exciting links below for future opportunities:

  • Top 10 Jobs in Science and Biotech
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the number of science-related jobs will increase at a rate faster than the national average between now and 2016.
  • Fastest Growing Occupations in Pennsylvania
    This site lists the occupations that are projected to grow the fastest during the 2004-2014 time period. You can select an occupation to learn more about it in the Occupation Profile.
  • Regional Need
    The Lehigh Valley is home to several key industry clusters, including life sciences, healthcare and other technology intensive industries. This link will give you the projected growth in STEM fields in the Lehigh Valley region.
  • The BioCareer Center
    This page provides numerous links to job databases, on-line job placement services, and recruitment pages.
  • MedZilla
    This site allows for a search of job openings in the fields of biotechnology, medicine, and science. It also includes lists of books, articles, and salary information.
  • JobSearch for Engineers
    This site provides links to job databases, salary information, career outlook, and companies employing engineers.
  • 10 Highest Paying Degrees 2011 Best Majors in Demand Now
    The top 10 highest paying majors numbers are out from the National Association of Colleges and Employers and its a very interesting mix.

Featured News....

Wanted: Problem-Solvers

If you've ever hit a tennis ball, worn Dockers stain-resistant pants, or scanned the NCC webpage, engineers made it happen. 

"Engineering is the practical application of math and science to meet the needs of humanity," said Sharon Jones, professor of civil and environmental  engineering/engineering studies at Lafayette College.  She spoke about engineering careers to NCC SMaRT Scholars, and engineering, physics, math and general studies majors at NCC on March 4. more...


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