Video playlist: How to change the world with STEM

Change the world with STEM
STEM... What can't you do?!

STEM skills and careers can help make a difference in people’s lives, build a smarter future and solve global problems like climate change.

That’s why we want everyone to know just how amazing STEM is! We’ve put together this playlist so you can deep dive into ways STEM professionals are fighting things like global warming and species extinction, as well as coming up with innovative solutions to create sustainable cities of the future.

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1. 7 STEM careers that fight global warming

Wondering what you want to be when you grow up? How about saving the world from one of the biggest challenges we’ve faced yet? In this video, we take a look at seven STEM careers that help fight global warming.

Learn more about the careers mentioned in this video here.

2. Next gen careers: future scientist

Next generation scientists will transform the way that we live and work, and address the global challenges we face right now. From the health aspects of urban and regional development, to drone management of wildlife, 3D visualisation of reefs, and futuristic uses of materials, discover the new careers emerging from advanced science and the pathways to get there.

In this video, hear from experts in their careers about how new-world scientists can provide paths into all kinds of careers like wildlife drone conservationist, 3D reef visualiser, climate mitigator and business inventor. Be part of the next generation of work by discovering your career passion – whether you want to create social impact or work at the cutting-edge of technology.

Download the free Future Scientist Job Kit here. It’s an eight-page mini mag that gives you a complete introduction into this career!

3. 5 future city shaper STEM jobs

Dream of building the cities of the future? STEM professionals are building cities and spaces that are safer, more efficient and sustainable – here are five STEM careers that are shaping our future cities.

Find out more about these amazing jobs here.

4. Planet-saving STEM careers

There are so many challenges facing humanity right now – but there’s also hope! Discover how a career in science, technology, engineering and maths could put you at the frontline of making the world a better place.

Freebie alert: Download a FREE epic planet saving solutions poster here.

5. Why we need more entomologists

41% of insect species are in decline. Of that percentage, one third are going extinct. These scary figures from University of Sydney honorary associate Dr Sanchez-Bayo show us just why we need to have more entomologists.

If this sounds like a great career path for you, check out the journey of entomologist and science communicator, Shasta Henry. She says, “People don’t realise that insects impact every aspect of their lives. Scientists have so much to gain from telling their own stories. Science belongs to the community.” Her story and CV is here.

How do you want to make a difference using STEM? Shout it out in the comments below!

Louise Meers

Author: Louise Meers

Louise is Careers with STEM’s digital content strategist. She has a journalism degree from the University of Technology, Sydney and has spent over a decade writing for youth. She is passionate about inspiring young people to achieve their biggest goals and build a better future.

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