To hear that a shortage of STEM students to fill STEM jobs exists and that the U.S. needs to produce more STEM degrees to fill these positions is an insult to not only my friends but the thousands of newly graduating STEM degrees who are unemployed. From my experience, all STEM degrees are not created equal in the age of the STEM crisis. The STEM crisis portrayed by media and industry is not so much a STEM crisis but rather a crisis for more computer-focused degrees, more specifically the ‘10x’ or the top talent among computer-focused degrees.
The results of a study are counter intuitive to what you are reading in the media. Today on my blog, I had them guest post. It’s interesting reading.