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Careers for STEM Majors: The Job Market

This guide has been created to help you identify career opportunities with a STEM degree.

The Job Market

Association for Women in Science - Career Center.
"The Best and Worst Places to Find a Job." USA Today Magazine, vol. 144, no. 2853, June 2016, p. 12.

Snider, Susannah, and Rebecca Koenig. "Explore Top STEM Careers." 22 Apr. 2019.

Wright, Richard, et. al. "The Matching of STEM Degree Holders with STEM Occupations in Large Metropolitan Labor Markets in the United States."  Economic Geography, vol. 93,

     no. 2, Mar. 2017, pp. 185-201.

Wynn, Alison T., and Shelley J. Correll. "Puncturing the Pipeline: Do Technology Companies Alienate Women in Recruiting Sessions?" Social Studies of Science, vol. 48, no. 1,

     Feb. 2018, pp. 149-64.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Outlook Handbook is published by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and "can
help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations."
Occupation Finder

Other Resources

CareerOneStop - the career, training, and job search web site for the U.S. Department of Labor
USAJOBS - the jobs site of the United States Office of Personnel Management
Join the Military - with a bachelor's degree you can apply to one of the services' Officer Candidate Schools
My Next Move - search for careers by key words, browse careers by industry, etc. - provides information on industries and professions; provides tips and advice on getting a job
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