Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

Careers in STEM

The Center for Career Services offers industry-specific resources for students with an interest in careers in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math).

Career Coaches

Sonya Merrill, Ph.D, is the Industry Career Coach serving students pursuing careers in STEM sectors. She focuses on understanding trends and seeking expertise in the STEM industry in order to help students acquire advanced career skills and pursue occupational opportunities. Dr. Merrill assists students with resume and cover letter writing; building professional branding and social media use; and creating and executing internship and post-graduation job search strategies.

Dr. Merrill is supported by a Career Exploration Coach specializing in career exploration and assessment such as the Strong Interest Inventory and StrengthsQuest. This coach will help students with their preparation for career and job search processes, and assist and support their participation in work experiences that strengthen career choices.

Career coaching appointments can be scheduled through Handshake.

Career Programs & Resources

To access the most current Information on upcoming employer events as well as industry-specific programs and workshops, go to the Events section in Handshake.

Events include STEM Ice Cream Social, Mastering the Technical Interview, 

Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Preparation Workshop, and GW STEM Symposium.

Online Resources

General online resources

More STEM career resources may be found in the Handshake Resoure Library