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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

Check out our upcoming FREE Virtual STEM Career Exploration & Readiness Workshops!


March 3 / 6:00 p.m. – Interviewing Workshop

March 24 / 7:00 p.m. -  Nurse Blake - An Evening of Inspiration and Humor

March 31 / 2:00 p.m. - Become Tech Savvy with Digital Resources

April 27 / 3:00 p.m. - Data Center Operation & Cybersecurity Career Exploration

May 3 / 10:00 a.m. - Microsoft Bootcamp: Word

May 5 / 10:00 a.m. - Microsoft Bootcamp: PowerPoint

May 7 / 10:00 a.m. - Microsoft Bootcamp: Excel

Register at career.novastem.us/Register

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.