Friday, May 15, 2015

Keeping the Pipeline Filled with Engineers

After years of decline, new engineering graduates are making an impact on the Midwest’s economy. And, according to Tom Still, Director of the Wisconsin Technology Council, the best is yet to come.

A recent report by Georgetown University noted that, by 2020, demand in Wisconsin’s professional, scientific and technical services sectors will increase by 14,890. Similar increases are seen in surrounding, manufacturing-based states.

Credit goes to economic growth, increasing opportunities for new engineers, and to STEM…the program that increases student interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

Read more about it here