Emerging STEM careers, according to the National Skills Commission

One of the coolest things about STEM skills is that they will underpin most jobs of the future.

So when the National Skills Commission identified 25 emerging occupations in the Australian labour market and 19 of them were in STEM, we weren’t that surprised!

Check out the video to find out which 19 STEM careers made the list. Perhaps there are some in there you haven’t heard of before but might be an awesome fit for you? Or one or two that would be great to combine with your passion – whether that’s fashion, sport, business, health or something else entirely. (You can suss out your STEM + X here.)

Emerging STEM careers – everything you need to know about future jobs

Polishing your STEM skills is super important when it comes to giving yourself an edge for future employment. But so is staying across the latest in career opportunities and developments in the STEM space. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

For emerging STEM careers, you can also check out our Job Kits:

You’ll be able to find out what these future STEM jobs are all about, meet real people working in those jobs and suss out what you can do right now to set your career on the right path.

Still need help deciding?

There’s a quiz for that! Make sure you check out our other careers and study quizzes too.

For more STEM videos, head to the Careers with STEM YouTube channel. Don’t forget to subscribe!

Louise Meers

Author: Louise Meers

Louise is the production editor for Careers with STEM. 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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