Together with educational partners and industry leaders like NASA, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Lockheed Martin, and others, we make success in STEM accessible for all.Learn more
By 2025, it is projected that 3.5 million STEM jobs will go unfilled.1
Community colleges could be the answer, but 80% of community college students arrive underprepared in math.
Our STEM Core model graduates diverse community college students ready for high tech careers.Learn More
"There aren't enough good things I can say about the STEM program. The advisors are so caring and supportive. They're constantly checking in to make sure we're doing well and everything's going smoothly."Watch the Video
Our graduates are hired with average starting wages of $30/hour, over four times the federal minimum wage.
STEM positions pay more than non-STEM roles by 12-30% across all levels of education.6
Employers including Lawrence Livermore National Lab, NASA Goddard, and Tesla have adapted the STEM Core as the basis of their new recruitment strategy.
"STEM Core means showing students that everyone is GREAT at math and just because you have a developmental mathematics requirement does NOT mean that you can't achieve your dream of a career in STEM."Read the Story
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Growth Sector has partnered with Cal State University Los Angeles to provide enriching summer experiences for STEM Core students.Learn More