OSE June 2022 Newsletter: Building an Interconnected STEM Community

June 2022 Newsletter  Building an Interconnected STEM Community ICAN Women’s Leadership Conference Thank you ICAN for inviting us to this conference! A special thank you to everyone who watched the presentation and visited our booth in person and virtually. We appreciate your support! For those who were not able to…

Annual Impact Report 2021

It was a busy year for the Omaha STEM Ecosystem. See what we’ve been up to this past year with our Annual Impact Report: STEM Annual Report 2017_Final_spreads (2)

Bridging the STEM Skills Gap Involves Both Education and Industry Commitments

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Photo: THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES The workforce of tomorrow requires a strong STEM foundation today. INSIDE SUBARU OF Indiana Automotive, students gather around a scaled-down version of the robotic arms the industry uses to make cars. They watch as it sorts colored blocks on a miniaturized production line, occasionally glancing at the nearby…

STEM-errific Ways to Avoid the Summer Learning Loss

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Attend this webinar on Thursday, June 14 from 5:00 – 6:00 PM  View here: https://meeting.anymeeting.com/839-366-695?rslt=8067d5a3-beae-4aee-90cf-2f65a3584b6c  

WATCH: Videos From the 2018 STEM Solutions Workforce of Tomorrow Conference

Missed the conference? Catch up with the videos of the opening keynote speeches. BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT leaders, scientists, technology experts, nonprofit executives and educators convened in Washington, D.C., April 4-6 to discuss the challenges of retaining and retraining workers and preparing students for the so-called new collar economy. Most of that…

Intern Nebraska Offers Grants to Businesses Looking to Hire Students as Interns

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Internships create lasting connections between students, business, and regions; more than of half of young people who participate in an internship become full-time employees where they intern. The Intern Nebraska Grant Program (InternNE) provides financial assistance to businesses who create new internships in Nebraska. Intern Nebraska Changes Intern Nebraska (Intern…

Making the Connection from Business/Industry to Education Through Volunteer Opportunities

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Omaha STEM Ecosystem promotes STEM learning in our community. We believe that making the connection with business/industry to education is influential in building a talent pipeline. Do you have volunteer opportunities in your organization from June – December 2018? If so, contact Julie Sigmon through email at julie.sigmon@omahazoo.com.  

Lauritzen Gardens Offering a Part-Time Educator Position

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Image:  Lauritzen Gardens Garden Educator Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha’s Botanical Center, is a growing public garden located on a 100-acre site overlooking the Missouri River Valley. Visit www.lauritzengardens.org for more information about the indoor and outdoor displays.  Lauritzen Gardens offers exciting opportunities for people to be closely involved with the challenges…

Interested in Speaking to Elementary Students?

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Rockbrook Elementary Schools is looking for a guest speaker to come talk to the Robotics group about anything in the realm of robotics. The group meets each Friday of February and the first two Fridays of March from 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM. For more information contact Laura Scahill at scahill.laura@westside66.net

Elevate Your Career in Information Technology

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IS&T’S NEWEST DEGREE Designed for tomorrow’s leaders The Executive Master of Science in Information Technology is a flexible 12-month degree that will provide you with technologically current education and prepare you for today’s leadership positions at your organization. This cohort-based degree uses a hybrid model of online and face-to-face instruction,…