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Create a smarter future through smart transport, green economy, robotics, automation, artificial intelligence or urban design.

Caitlin Apcar

Data science student
Caitlin Apcar wanted to study a degree that she'd love and ensured employability. That's how she ended up studying data science at Macquarie Uni

Patrick Taylor

Hyper Anna data scientist
At just 22 years old, Patrick Taylor has chased and landed a data science career he loves at Hyper Anna. But he didn’t get it on his first attempt...

Shane Zhong

Hyper Anna data scientist
Shane Zhong moved from engineering to data science, scoring a job at Hyper Anna, one of Australia’s hottest startups.

Grace Nolan

Security engineer
How do you turn career confusion into your dream job? By taking every opportunity that comes your way. That’s how Grace Nolan became a security engineer at Google.

Dr Vu Nguyen

CSIRO research scientist
Vu works with computational modelling that can save lives with surgical implants, improve manufacturing processes, or even make wearable tech to cure sleep apnoea!

Deepa Kurian

Productivity pro
This Google engineering manager has strong communications skills thanks to some epic worldly experience.

Sam Macpherson

Renewables engineer
University of Queensland graduate Sam Macpherson uses programming to turn household’s solar energy systems into a coal-fired power plant’s worth of energy.

Shahriar Khan

Telstra graduate
“Learn fast” has been Shahriar Khan’s career motto in network engineering.

Nick Aspinall

Telstra engineer
Nick Aspinall helps make comms possible country-wide.

Grace Johnson

Diversity officer
Grace is completing her Master of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, and is passionate about diversifying engineering recruits.

Kelvin O'Shea

Experience maker
Kelvin O’Shea’s days are all about being creative and solving problems for software company Tanda.

Serene Chia

Senior consultant
Learning to code is about putting yourself in someone else’s brain for a while, says Deloitte senior consultant Serene Chia.

Making STEM education + careers accessible

STEM inclusivity
There is so much work to be done when it comes to inclusivity in STEM education and in STEM workplaces. Here are resources that can help.

Quiz: What’s your outdoor STEM career?

Outdoor STEM career
If working underwater sounds better than a 9-5 office gig, this quiz is for you!

The STEM jobs with the fastest-growing salaries: new report

salaries 2021 Australia STEM jobs
According to a new report released by consulting firm, Mercer, jobs in Australia's high tech and life...