Michigan’s first STEM Career Showcase, produced by the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) and the MI STEM Partnership took place on Thursday, September 7th at the 1st annual Technology in Motion (TIM) Detroit event.
Featuring exhibits such as Consumers Energy, MI Robotics Institute, MI-Light, MI Science Center, DASI Solutions and many more, the event provided an opportunity for students, parents and educators to get great information about in-demand STEM careers and educational opportunities, as well as to hear expert panelists on topics such as:
- The Importance of STEM to Michigan’s Economy
- Solving the STEM Talent Problem Thru Diversity
- The STEM Gender Gap and How to Close It
- How to Find a STEM Job in Today’s Market
- Increasing the Availability of STEM Training
- STEM Students; Are they prepared for STEM careers?
Panel members included representatives from firms such as: Ford Motor Company, Birmingham Schools, Oakland University, Education Planning Resources, Workforce Intelligence Network, Consumers Energy, Mobile Technology Assn of MI, Oakland Community College, Lawrence Technological University, MI Science Center, Society of Automotive Engineers, University of MI, ardentCause, New Shore LLC, Sargon Partners, GTB, Moveable Bytes, GE, Strategic Staffing Solutions, Coretek Services, MI Afterschool Partnership, Project Lead the Way, STEM.org, Great Lakes Bay Regional STEM Eco-system, Amy Cell Talent, Robotic Intelligence Software, RIIS and NHacks.
Sponsors for the STEM@TIM event included: MI Afterschool Partnership, Consumers Energy, Oakland Community College, Michigan Film & Digital Media Office Washtenaw Community College and Henry Ford College.