The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields are boomtown for jobs in today and tomorrow’s economy.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are essential to the U.S. economy and to sustainable long-term economic growth. STEM education and STEM employment are both crucial.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation President John R. McKernan offered a keynote speech at the “Advancing a Jobs-Driven Economy” summit hosted by STEMConnector’s Higher Education Council. He said a lack of qualified workers in STEM jobs is threatening America's competiveness.