A career in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) seems daunting and unattainable to many students. Connecting with a STEM professional is an invaluable opportunity to maintain interest and get direction in how to accomplish educational and career goals. STEM professionals can improve self-confidence by breaking down stereotypes and making a career more relatable to the student.
However, starting a conversation with a STEM professional can seem difficult to students who are embarrassed about questions to ask or shy about approaching a professional. In reality, there are many STEM professionals who would love to speak to a students and share their experience and passion.
In hopes of encouraging more students to reach out, this product by Vivify includes questions intended to guide a student through a conversation that will help him or her understand more about the professional’s career and what it takes to get there