Can you imagine creating a career out of playing music on an iPad, or predicting viral videos on Youtube? At the Australian National University, students are creating careers in computer science and music production to discover what’s possible with creative careers in maths and code.
What’s your STEM + X?
STEM + X means combining your field of STEM study (Science, tech, engineering or maths) with your passion; is your passion to be creative?
If your ‘X’ is ‘Be Creative’, then you might be interested in 3D printed fashion (Tech + Be Creative) or science communication (Science + Be Creative).
Creative jobs and STEM careers are no longer chalk and cheese. Here’s everything you need to know to get started in discovering your creative career in STEM!
What’s your creative career in STEM? Take our quiz to find out whether you’ll work with music, art or design in your STEM career!
You might be surprised by all of the amazing jobs that maths can lead to. These six examples are just a few of the creative careers you could find yourself in.
It takes a holistic approach that combines science with creativity, politics and innovative communications to face 21st century challenges. You could work in creative careers as a science communicator, or use STEAM skills to solve global problems like climate change!
For fashion designer, Natalie, digital technology is an essential part of her process. She’s using computer aided design to model her ideas and digitise pattern making.
If you love discussing and sharing the latest scientific breakthroughs, science communication could be the perfect career choice. We chat to science journalist Alice Klein and PhD student and science communicator Leigh Nicholson about what makes science communication so important.
Fashion designer Charne Esterhuizen taught herself CAD to create a 3D printed dress, and has her sights set on eco-friendly bioprinted fabrics.
Downstream brings digital architectural design in to the 21st century.
Addicted to feeling good? Turn photos into food for the hungry or sponsor a charity with your workout. We’ve rounded up the best social good apps available.
Carol Ge is a runner up in UNSW’s Bragg Writing Prize. Read Carol’s piece about the devastating effects of climate change on our Great Barrier Reef.
How to be successful. What does it mean? How do we get it? If you’re feeling a little lost, get yourself unstuck by incorporating the habits of superheroes into your life.