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STEM Careers

We Do STEM Career Exploration

We coordinate on-campus NOVA Career Exploration Days for K-12 and College Students, engage in onsite activities with local STEM organizations and provide professional development opportunities for current NOVA students to support their current and post-collegiate internships and job search strategies.

The COVID-19 response restrictions and guidance from local and state leadership has made it necessary to re-task our traditional in-person STEM Career Workshops and Activities to a virtual setting – and we have plenty of exciting upcoming events for you to engage in. We’re looking forward to seeing you online!

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Virtual Career Exploration & Readiness Workshops

We invite NOVA Students and Alumni to a summer series of FREE Virtual STEM Career Exploration & Readiness Workshops.

June 17 / 11:00 a.m. – Topics in Cybersecurity
June 24 / 1:00 p.m. – Elevating Your Personal Brand Through Podcasting
July 8 / 1:00 p.m. – Networking with NOVA: STEM/IET/CTE Careers Trivia
July 15 / 1:00 p.m. – Leveraging Your Networks and Using LinkedIn
July 22 / 1:00 p.m. – Job Salary Negotiation Tips
July 29 / 
10:00 a.m  LinkedIN with Leidos (Register at career.novastem.us/Leidos)
July 29 / 2:45 p.m. – Mock Interviews

Register at career.novastem.us/SummerWorkshops

Check out past workshops here

NOVA Career Exploration Days

Career Exploration Days are a showcase of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Degree and Certification programs on designated NOVA campuses throughout the year. They feature excellent exhibits for engaging enrollment and financial aid workshops for High School students interested in the STEM career field.

Job Fair

The NOVA Information and Engineering Technologies Job Fair is a great way for you to connect with some of the leading organizations and companies in the fields of IT and Engineering Technologies in the area and in the industry to land internships and job opportunities.