Connecting Your Business With Local Colleges and Universities on STEM

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
4:30 pm   -   5:30 pm
Room: Nautilus 5
Moderator: Michael Morella, Deputy Editor, U.S. News & World Report

Employer-educator partnerships are a key driver in improving STEM education and workforce development. Many companies are even working with schools to embed lessons that train students on the precise skills that they are looking for in new hires. But how do such joint efforts come together, and what makes a mutually beneficial partnership? Firms might find common ground with two- and four-year institutions by funding research, aligning curricula, and looking to growing fields for opportunities. Get an inside look at several longstanding partnerships that are moving the needle in driving STEM engagement.