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STEM apprentices

Looking for a vocational path into a STEM career? See where STEM apprenticeships can lead.

Bonnie Anderson

Electrician
Bonnie works as a fully qualified electrician with the Fixed Plant Maintenance team at Mount Isa Mines

Lucas O'Sullivan

Diesel Mechanic Apprentice
Lucas  works at Huon Aquaculture’s salmon farm, fixing boat engines and robotic equipment that cleans the nets underwater.

Stef Apostolidis

Chippy chick
Melbourne Chippy Chick, Stef Apostolidis, mixes maths and entrepreneurial skills with building site management

Peter Finlan

UX designer
Peter Finlan is passionate about technology and is a lead UX Designer at Google – but his career path might surprise you.

Mark Henaway

Electrical engineer
Music first sparked Mark Henaway’s interest in engineering, and led to a successful, diverse career.

Donna Stace

Maintenance Supervisor and Diversity Pathways Project Lead
Donna Stace is proof that you don’t have to go to university to kickstart an awesome career in STEM.

Eliza Greenwood

IT Support, MOQdigital
Not every STEM career needs to start with a degree – Eliza Greenwood got her first qualification while she was still in high school

Kay Myers

Shipbuilding expert
Kay Myers is currently working for Serco as the construction and commissioning manager on Australia’s new icebreaker vessel.

Corey Tutt

Deadly Science founder
When he's not working with research animals, Corey is getting more science books to remote Indigenous schools

Nicholas McLennan

Electrical engineer
Nicholas gets the best of both worlds in his hands-on role as electrical engineering technician

Philip Brown

Aviation engineer
Philip Brown has managed to turn his passion into a healthy pay packet that helps people around him

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