The Service Edge: Connecting Veterans With STEM Careers

Friday, May 26, 2017
8:30 am   -   9:30 am
Room: Nautilus 3
Moderator: Michael Morella, Deputy Editor, U.S. News & World Report

Many companies are looking to veterans to help fill their STEM jobs shortages – particularly since many of them have easily transferable skills. In San Diego, with its heavy population of Navy service members and veterans, several organizations, companies, and universities are helping equip former military men and women with the STEM skills they need for STEM careers. Hear from advocates about these programs and what works to transition from the military to an in-demand STEM job.