Our top stories of 2020

From jobs that don’t exist (yet!) to 15 women smashing stereotypes in nuclear science, here are our top stories of 2020!

1. Bragg student science prize

You guys were super excited about the 2020 UNSW Bragg Student Science Writing Competition! The winning entry by Elena Canty from Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School puts together a strong argument for the benefits of lab-grown meat and is a great read too. You can see the full list of winners here.

2. 15 jobs that don’t exist… yet

AI ethicists, self-driving car mechanics, 3D printed-chefs… The future of STEM roles are varied and fascinating!

15 jobs that don’t exist… yet

3. Meet 15 women smashing stereotypes in nuclear science

We are SO pumped when we hear about companies hiring increasing numbers of diverse STEM grads. ANSTO have being doing just that, and 15 of their female staff gave us a major pathway pep talk. Stoked that this inspiring read is one of our top posts of 2020!

Meet 15 women smashing stereotypes in nuclear science

4. Fresh skills people: tech jobs at WooliesX

Woolies jobs are no longer just about scanning barcodes and stacking shelves. In this post, we spoke to three women working in cool tech roles at WooliesX – including a digital product manager and an Android developer. Their incredible stories and interesting roles no doubt helped this post become one of our top stories of 2020!

Fresh skills people: tech jobs at WooliesX

5. 5 quizzes that’ll help narrow down your uni preferences

Our top stories of 2020 included this round up of useful quizzes! This post covered all the letters in STEM with:

5 quizzes that’ll help narrow down your uni preferences

Want more awesome Careers with STEM reads after catching up on our tops stories of 2020? Check out our latest quizzes, career paths, Indigenous STEM stories and Women in STEM hub.

Louise Meers

Author: Louise Meers

Louise is the acting digital 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.

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