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  • Bridging The STEM Talent Gap Is Not About Degrees, But Skill Sets

    Bridging The STEM Talent Gap Is Not About Degrees, But Skill Sets

    In 2013, there were 2.5 times as many entry-level STEM-related job postings as there were STEM graduates, according to a study by Burning Glass Technologies. The new U.S. News/Raytheon STEM index shows that student aptitude for and interest in STEM increased just 4% between 2000 and 2010, while data from the National Science Foundation show the number of STEM jobs grew 20%. Read More