Wondering where a STEM degree could take you?
How about cyber security engineering in our Defence Force, or even launching your career out of this world? Take this quiz to see if becoming a space + defence specialist is the right move for you!
Space + Defence Specialist Job Kit
Interested in this pathway or got a convincing ‘Yes!’ result from the above quiz? Be sure to download your free copy of our Space + Defence Specialist Job Kit.
It’s an eight-page deep dive into awesome careers in this area, plus has stacks of insights from clever STEM peeps already working there.
Lost Work in space
We’ve interviews lots of STEM pros already working in space + Defence careers. Check out their profiles below:
- Jaslyn, research scientist and engineer, DSTG: she’s always loved space and tech, even though STEM subjects weren’t her strongest at school. Now? Jaslyn’s on her way to becoming a space researcher
- Chris, air surveillance officer: First Nations Air Force surveillance operator Chris started out as a personal trainer, but now flexes his skills mid-air, protecting our skies
- Catherine, trainee aviation engineer: Catherine’s love of sound and lighting in school musicals and theatre productions sparked her interest in becoming an engineer
- Sarah, Defence engineer, Air Force: Flight Lieutenant Sarah uses her STEM skills every day to work out how tech can help Defence
Careers with STEM: Defence
Want to see what other Defence career options are out there? Find your dream career in Defence with our secret formula: Defence + X, where X equals your interest, another field or a life-changing goal. Think Defence + cyber security = cyber warfare operator; Defence + robots = army mechatronic and electrical engineer; or Defence + space = satellite engineer. And at the core of these careers? Some serious STEM skills, of course! All of this is explored in the below issue of Careers with STEM.
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