Article: Where are all the STEM jobs?
This article from the NY Times discusses job prospects in STEM fields, illustrating the important fact that not all STEM fields have the same job opportunities.
While there has been a push across the country to increase funding for STEM education in general, nearly all the opportunities will come from computer science. Here are some of the most important points from the article:
There are not enough job openings in life sciences, engineering, physical sciences, and mathematical sciences to accommodate the number of university graduates. Computer science is the only exception among STEM fields.
The top 10 skills in demand on LinkedIn last year were all computer skills.
Computer science graduates had the highest median pay of all college majors.