Career Profile Tool
Are you interested in a STEM career someday? We asked people at APL to describe their STEM jobs and some of the classes and activities that inspired them to pursue a STEM career. Click on the job titles below to learn more!
How do you get there?
Here's what you can do in middle and high school to get you on the way to a STEM career:
- Get good grades in algebra, geometry, chemistry, physics, calculus, and other math and science classes.
- Talk to your teachers or your guidance counselor about STEM fields that interest you.
- Participate in robotics competitions, science fairs and computer clubs.
- Find a mentor in a field you like.
- Outside of school, visit a science museum or laboratory, go stargazing, build something for fun, or sign up for a summer science camp.
- Use this website to explore the world of STEM and see what it holds for you!
STEM Careers Websites
Here are some websites where you can learn about STEM careers.