About The Industry
Do you like science or math? Do you enjoy solving problems? This industry includes occupations and careers in planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering), including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services. Careers in the STEM industry involve solving problems through research and design. Nearly all of the occupations in this industry typically require a bachelor’s or higher degree for entry. But specific designations also include, for example, an associate’s degree for occupations such as social science research assistants.