STEM jobs are projected to grow to more than 9 million by 2022—an increase of about 1 million jobs over 2012. 

Recent job projections show that the top 10 fastest growing occupations—from wind turbine techs and software developers to medical and physical therapy assistants—are STEM-related.

Jobs in life, physical and social science occupations and their wages are growing faster than the average for all U.S. occupations.

Learn About The Growing Field of STEM

There are hundreds of STEM occupations  and new ones are being created every year. 

Explore STEM Careers, Job Skills, Wages and More

In a series of short videos below, area STEM employers explain what makes a successful member of their team and discuss the STEM career opportunities that are available in our region.


Capital Region STEM Hub partner GlobalFoundries (GF) is the world’s leading specialty foundry. GF delivers differentiated feature-rich solutions that enable its customers to develop innovative products for high-growth market segments. With an at-scale manufacturing footprint spanning the U.S., Europe and Asia, GF has the flexibility and agility to meet the dynamic needs of customers across the globe. Learn more about careers and opportunities at GlobalFoundries

Connect with Careers 2021: Meet Shameer Ally, Technician, Equipment Engineering at GlobalFoundries

This is Why: Manufacturing Manager – New York State Department of Labor – YouTube

National Grid

Capital Region STEM Hub partner National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the US—serving more than 20 million customers throughout New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Learn what it takes to be successful as part of the National Grid team.

Three traits to thrive at National Grid

What excites you most about working at National Grid?

Skills needed to be successful at National Grid

Internships/job shadow opportunities available at National Grid

Advice for those looking to become part of the National Grid team


Capital Region STEM Hub partner Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded over 30 years ago, Regeneron continues to develop and manufacture innovative drugs and technologies at its Research and Development (R&D) headquarters in Tarrytown, New York and a large-scale industrial operations and product supply facility in Rensselaer.

Three traits to help prospective employees thrive at Regeneron

Why Regeneron?

Skills needed to be successful at Regeneron

Internships/job shadow opportunities available at Regeneron

Career Advice for job seekers interested in applying to Regeneron