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
Check out this brief video to better understand Growth Sector's role as an intermediary. By working with educational institutions, high-level employers, and students, Growth Sector provides the steps that make the path to a career in STEM or Technology complete.
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
1SHRM // Society for Human Resource Management 2Smithsonian Science Education Center 3National Skills Coalition
4National Science Foundation.
Our growing list of employer partners cultivate diverse, local talent by offering applied learning experiences through our national network.Learn More
Our educational partners gain a structured, highly adaptable pathway to develop the next generation of STEM talent.Learn More
Through evaluative research, we ensure greater access and fidelity to our evidence-based national model.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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