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Summer Programs Careers in STEM Information Technology (IT) Cybersecurity Bioscience Upcoming Events STEM jobs are important to the innovation economy that powers us forward as a nation. Our homebase of the Washington, DC/Baltimore corridor has the second-highest concentration of STEM jobs in the country with more than one million jobs in growing fields such as biohealth, IT,…

Parasite Predicament

Parasite Predicament Parasite Predicament is an activity developed by Learning Undefeated to explore the prevalence and effects of malaria worldwide. Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female mosquitoes.  About 3.2 billion people – almost half of the world’s population – are at risk…

Exploring careers in cybersecurity

Exploring careers in cybersecurityUsing the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework An important step in choosing a career path is identifying your interests.  Learning about your interests will help you identify opportunities to pursue and the topics you are most naturally drawn to, making school and work more motivating and enjoyable. Skilled cybersecurity employees are in extremely…

Wildlife Forensics

Wildlife Forensics Wildlife Forensics is an activity developed by Learning Undefeated to help students explore forensic science and DNA analysis. Shark fins are in incredible demand in Asia, costing hundreds of dollars a pound to be used in soups. In order to collect fins, hunters will catch sharks and de-fin them, often throwing the harmed sharks back into…