Full STEM Ahead Long Island – Branching Out With Bio
In this third episode of Full STEM Ahead Long Island, learn about how Long Island is a world-leader in biology. Scientists and students here are making discoveries to improve how we treat diseases, make new biofuel from plants, and more! Discover available career paths like the study of DNA replication, structural biology, RNA interference, pharmacology, and more. Get an insider view of the National Synchrotron Light Source II and its role in drug therapy research. Hear from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory as they showcase various job opportunities within the biology field.
Nearly every job today requires some level of competence in science and technology. The Long Island STEM Hub Industry partners work together to offer students and teachers an opportunity to spend time in science, technology, engineering, or math related industry/research settings. Hub partners offer internships, programs that give insights to the needs of industry, workplace visits, and hands-on learning experiences in a variety of settings. Explore our site to learn more about Long Island STEM.
If you are already interested in STEM, or just thinking you might want to explore it, check out the Connect to Tech STEM Search Engine. The best places to get started include: your own school (electives, clubs, guidance counselors), a local museum or research organization such as the Cradle of Aviation, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Cold […]Read More
Teachers often don’t have the opportunity to see how industry applies the content taught in the classroom. Join our mailing list for updates on opportunities for teachers to meet and collaborate with our industry partners. Opportunities include: The annual Long Island STEM Hub Student and Industry Showcase with a program featuring business leaders sharing their […]Read More
A highly competent workforce is the end goal of the Long Island STEM Hub. Every business needs people who possess skills taught in STEM based academics. Innovation, particularly technology innovation, is a hallmark of the Long Island region. Industry leaders on Long Island know that success is tied to a strong workforce and the simple […]Read More
The Long Island STEM Hub is a consortium of Long Island leaders who believe that we can do great things working together. We are a group that recognizes that when a workforce possesses strong science, technology, engineering and mathematics based skills it will drive our economy, retain our businesses, and draw more businesses to our […]Read More
Industry Leaders – Engage
Interested in joining our Hub community? Wondering if you can or if it is worth your time? The testimonials below will give you a glimpse into what it's like to work with us. The Long Island business leaders that are part of the LI STEM Hub know and understand that working together as a regional team will garner us the most results. Your participation can create a ripple effect reaching students across Long Island and inspiring them to take relevant courses to make a positive impact in your field. Don't wait, be a part of the strengthening STEM workforce on Long Island.
I have been a participant in the Long Island STEM-HUB activities since 2013. I can’t emphasize enough how important the HUB’s efforts are in fostering the network of student, teacher, administrator, NGO’s and governmental entities in maintaining the flow of STEM (STEAM) related information on workshops, training forums, and conferences. The future of STEM career development on Long Island depends on the Long Island STEM Hub. Bravo! Keep up the great work on STEM and I look forward to all the future activities.John T. Tanacredi, Ph.D.Executive Director, CERCOM (Center for Environmental Research & Coastal Oceans Monitoring)
I have been involved in the Long Island STEM Hub since its inception. If we are going to maintain a thriving economy and the legacy of Long Island as a high technology region with exceptional problem solving skills and engineering capabilities, we need to invest in our next generation workforce. I have found my time spent with dedicated professionals to be extremely rewarding, both personally and professionally. The Long Island STEM Hub has been a great catalyst to get more industry representatives working with our academic institutions to ensure the workforce we need for tomorrow is being properly trained today.John D. Cameron, Jr., P.EManaging Partner, Cameron Engineering
The importance of STEM to Northwell is critical to the development of a workforce pipeline for healthcare. STEM education provides the skillsets necessary to support the evolution of the healthcare industry. This positions students to pursue many careers from clinically focused technicians to telehealth administrators; Registered Nurses to Physicians; Informatics, robotics and other careers in healthcare that have yet to be identified. Northwell is proud of our partnership with the Long Island STEM Hub and is committed to supporting and promoting this initiative.Cheryl DavidsonSr. Director, Workforce Readiness
The Cradle of Aviation has been proud to serve as the Nassau County anchor site for the Long Island STEM Hub. Participating in this initiative with industry, academic, museum and other organizations interested in working together to encourage students to participate in science, technology, engineering and math is making a difference for Long Island. We are working more closely together, coordinating activities more frequently, and building programs collaboratively. It has been good for the Cradle of Aviation and good for Long Island as we prepare our local students for the jobs right here at home.Andrew PartonExecutive Director, Cradle of Aviation
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In The News
Looking for STEM-related activities and resources for your children while they are out of school? We’ve compiled the below list for you and your family to keep learning fun and engaging while we all stay at home in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. We will update this list often, so please check […]Read More
NASA’s next Mars rover has a new name – Perseverance. Alexander Mather, a 13-year-old student from Virginia submitted the winning name. The seventh-grader submitted the winning entry to the agency’s “Name the Rover” essay contest, which received 28,000 entries from K-12 students from every U.S. state and territory. According to Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of […]Read More
Videos and Correlated Curriculum Highlight Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math on Long Island The Long Island STEM Hub and Empire State Development (ESD) announced the launch of a new video series and curriculum for children in grades K-12 titled “Full STEM Ahead Long Island,” which will highlight science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) […]Read More