More females needed in the STEM industries!

Some eye-popping stats from my colleague Rebecca Valentine on shortages in STEM and gender imbalance. The world needs more physicists and especially more female physicists…

The Careers Service Blog

According to the Guardian, 40,000 STEM (science, technology, engineering & maths) jobs go unfilled every year! Even more shocking than this, is that a mere 12% of the STEM workforce is made up of females. You can read the full story on the Guardian website or and check out #STEMshortage on social media.

If you are looking to get into the STEM industries when you graduate, you might be interested to know that the Careers Service are running a free speed networking allowing you to network with female professionals in the fields of Science, Engineering and Technology! Details below:

Speed Networking for Women: Careers in Science, Engineering and Technology

Mon 5th October, 6.20pm at Teviot Debating Hall

This is a free networking evening organized by the University of Edinburgh Careers Service and in partnership with Interconnect which will give you the chance to network with female professionals in the fields…

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