STEM Career Websites for Students

Be an Engineer

Exxon Mobil's supported site that features engineers, career categories, news and videos of engineering projects in action.

Career Cornerstone

The Sloan Career Cornerstone website provides some career information, profiles, video clips and advice on educational pathways to specific STEM Careers.

Cool Science Careers

Middle and high school students experience what it is like to be a scientist through interactive activities and games. "Imagine Yourself" lets students virtually conduct activities from a field. Includes education requirements and interviews with scientists.

CSI: Web Adventures

Allows students to solve a CSI case at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels, using knowledge of forensic science. Contains an educator's guide and a family guide, as well as links to online activities (e.g. handwriting analysis, detective abilities). Has a section on cool science careers. 

Design Squad Nation

Explore & Design Your World! Become part of the amazing design world and all it has to offer. Learn to build and design through games and tutorials just about anything!

Discover Engineering

Discover Engineering explains what engineering is, describes various careers, and has informational videos and games on engineering.

Discover Engineering (National Engineers Week Foundation)

Multimedia website using video activities to show what engineering careers, trends in the industry and other related information.

Discovery Education

This site has all types of resources for science, math, English, and social studies. They are divided into K-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Lesson plans include the objective, materials, procedure, evaluation methods, vocabulary and national standards. In addition to lesson plans, the site also has interactive games, puzzles, activities, contests, STEM career information, and virtual labs. 

Dream It Do It

Career toolkit and videos related to high-tech manufacturing jobs.

Education Planner

Great tool for middle and high school students to discover and learn about career paths, look at colleges, how to pay for college all while doing fun interactive activities and interactive exercises. Check out the career cluster activity to see what careers you would be good at. 

Engineer Girl

For middle school girls. Engineer Girl has profiles of women in engineering, what classes should be taken in high school and discusses engineering careers for women.

Engineer Girl

This engineering site for middle school girls features cool facts, stories of women engineers, careers, how to pursue an engineering career and much, much more!

Engineer Your Life

A guide to engineering for high school girls. Dream jobs and inspiring women. There are sections for parents and counselors.

Engineer Your Life

This engineering site for high school girls includes sections on why engineering, making it happen, photos and text about women engineers, YouTube videos and blogs, plus sections for teachers and counselors.

Engineer Your Life

A guide on everything engineering for high school girls. Why should you choose engineering, meet women engineers, find your dream engineering job and just how to make it happen. 

Engineering K12 Center (American Society for Engineering Education)

Find out how to become an engineer, college information and spotlights of people working in the field.

Engineering, Go for it! eGF!

Engineering, Go for it! Has many interactives, a digital magazine, flash cards, kid's books, tools for teachers, lesson plans by grade level and career path and scholarship information. Engineering and math activities for all grade levels.  

Exploring- Heart of America Council

Exploring is a career education program discovering real world career experiences for the youth with Kansas City organization post. The program helps the students engage, research, build character, leadership skills and guide the students to achieve their full potential. 

Generating Girls' Opportunities

Generating Girls' Opportunities (G2O) program focuses on expaning education and career opportunities for women and girls in STEM and non-traditional careers. This site includes a variety of activities, resources, career information, videos, research and more to inspire middle and high school girls in STEM! 

Girls in Science

Students can read profiles of women in science, watch videos of women scientists on the job, take a career personality quip, compare career requirements in STEM fields, connect with other young women interested in STEM and find out about STEM-related contests and camps.  

Gotta Have IT (National Center for Women & Information Technology)

NCWIT has multiple outreach campaigns and career information including Gotta Have IT is an all-in-one computing resource kit designed with educators' needs in mind. A select set of high-quality posters, computing and IT careers information, digital media and more, the resource kit builds awareness and inspires interest in computing. Gotta Have IT is for all students, but is especially inclusive for girls.

I-SEEK Careers: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

List of occupations profiles including overviews, skills needed, salary, education requirements and videos showing different STEM careers.

IEEE Spark

IEEE Spark is an online publication intended to inspire students ages 14-18 to learn more about engineering, technology and computing and raise excitement about careers in these diciplines. IEEE Spark features articles on technological innovation, university preparation tips, professional career profiles, at-home activities, comics, and more!

Internet Science and Technology Fair

An online investigation in science, engineering, and other technical fields for students to become more interested in science careers and to understand the innovation process.

Internet Science and Technology Fair

An online investigation in science, engineering and other technical fields for students to become more interested in science careers and to understand the innovation process.

iON Future

A suite of online learning games that encourage middle and high school students to explore careers in STEM fields. Students can use the STEM career Matchmaker to find a field that best suits their interests and needs, then access profiles of more than 50 STEM careers from 3D animator to zoologist. 

Life Works E-Mentoring

A free E-mentoring program for High School and College students interested in information, guidance and support in behavioral & social studies, biomedical science, dental and other healthcare fields. 


An interactive career exploration web site for middle and high school students sponsored by the National Institutes of Health with information on more than 100 medical science and health careers by title, education required, interest area, or median salary. Alternatively, the "Career Finder" can be used to generate a customized list of careers especially suited for users' skills and interests.

Manufacture your Future

Great site with tools and resources for parents, teachers and counselors. Manufacture your Future offers STEM lesson plans, videos, tons of manufacturing resources for 6-12th grade teachers. The counselors section offers great insight on careers in manufacturing with the skill and academic requirements that you will need. 

Navy STEM for the Classroom

Discovery Education and the Navy present a series of interactive lesson plans specifically designed for 9-12 graders o explore new ideas and new worlds related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). 

Sally Ride Science

Browse through STEM topics for specific contect resource types including videos, lesson plans, graphics, career information, games/puzzles, images and much, much more related to STEM areas. All grade levels included. Check out the career cues for ways to connect with STEM professionals for their bios and information pertaining to their career. 


Interactive website to transform the way tween girls look at science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Combination of actual girls exploring real-world science and math alongside successful female mentors in the field- plus an online destination where viewers can share their own exciting ideas and projects. There is access to full and partial SciGirls episodes and accompanying activities. Videos are also available in Spanish.  

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Web series that is all about STEM career inspiration. This series profiles cutting-edge scientists and their research, how they got into their STEM-related profession, and what (often unusual) interests they pursue outside of their work. There are currently over 50 video profiles online, including amazing scientists such as Mayim Balik, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Janna Levin and Mae Jemison.

STEM (Minnesota Dept. of Education)

Interactive web site with featured careers, resources and fun activities to help explore STEM education and careers.

Texas Instrument Student Zone

Texas Instrument offerse STEM career resources for students to explore, STEM degrees, careers, courses, and projects.

The Fun Works

This project is a compilation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) career development information for middle school and early high school youth. The goal is to create a comprehensive career development resource that is inviting and engaging the diverse populations of middle and early high school students, that builds on their diverse interests, and draws them into a range of career exploration options and resources.


Time Traveler

Travel through the decades to learn about the innovations that shape your life. Use the Decade Navigator to start exploring new technolgies for each year of each decade. Explore virtual labs, science activities and scientists' profiles.

Try Engineering

Learn more about engineering and engineering careers all while getting a better understanding of just what engineering means and how it can be your career! Look at all engineering majors, resources, lesson plans and play games while learning about engineering. 

Try Nano

Great resource for learning all about Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Look at Nano degrees, Nano resources and games, meet real Nano professionals and about what is new in the Nano World! 

United States Navel Academy STEM

Students and teachers can find project based learning workshops and programs sponsored by the United States Navel Academy. Resources and outreach link to additional STEM activities. 

US News Top 20 STEM Jobs

US news top 20 STEM jobs in the United States. 

Weather Wiz Kids

Weather Wiz Kids is a user-friendly comprehensive website that explores all of the different types of weather from hurricanes to winter storms with complete information and pictures. It includes lesson plans, experiments, other weblinks, forecasting, optical illusions and science fair ideas. It also has animations, safety information, weather folklore, and career information. 

Women Tech World

Information about various technical careers and FAQs for females interested in pursuing STEM careers.