STEM Mentoring, Careers and Pathways

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If you enjoy asking questions and trying to understand what's around you, studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) could open up a huge range of fulfilling opportunities for you.

In a STEM career, you can make a positive difference to the world by using STEM skills to contribute to your community and beyond. You can use your STEM understanding to communicate and gain insight into how STEM impacts on your life and the lives of others, or STEM thinking to invent or innovate.

Resources

Mentors in Victorian schools

The In2Science program places volunteer university students into mathematics and science classrooms as in-class role models (mentors), aiming to generate enthusiasm in STEM in Year 8 and 9 students.

For more information, see: in2science

Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)

Looking for on-the-job training? The Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) Statewide Portal helps school students to find work placements with employers across Victoria.

For more information, see: Structured Workplace Learning

Victorian Skills Gateway

The Victorian Skills Gateway is a one-stop shop for vocational training in Victoria. 

For more information, see: Victorian Skills Gateway

Skills and Job Centres

Skills and Jobs Centres provide expert advice on training and employment opportunities. 

For more information, see: Skills and Job Centres

Careers advice and pathways

When you study STEM, you open up a wide and diverse range of dynamic and rewarding career opportunities.  You could be a pioneer in a career or industry that has not even been invented yet.

For more information, see: STEM careers and pathways

Ultimate Careers

Ultimate Careers is an annual publication for high school students, teachers and parents looking for information on career opportunities, where and what to study and how-to advice on surviving uni.

For more information, see: Ultimate Careers