One of the coolest things about STEM skills is that they will underpin most jobs of the future.
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!
- Future tech jobs in Australia: these are set to boom, with the Tech Council aiming to have one million jobs in this sector by 2025. Find out how you can do your part to boost this industry.
- The future of work: welcome to work 2.0, where your perspective is valued within an inclusive team. Tech giant Atlassian shows everyone how it’s done!
- 7 future-focused mining and resource careers to consider: as we head into space, dig deeper, create new technology and become more culturally and environmentally aware, we’ll create whole new jobs, too.
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.
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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.