What is the STEM Conference and career expo?

Are taking your first steps as a Science, Tech, Engineering and/or Mathematics graduate?  Have you been trying to figure out where to start, or what your options may be?  Then you need to be at the STEM Conference and Career Expo at the end of July!

Get a degree, get a job

You’ve probably been told (or at least heard someone say) that having a degree will guarantee you a job in South Africa.  You may have reconsidered that idea last year when some graduates took to the streets with the “Hire A Graduate” campaign.

The reality is, we cannot rely solely on government to create jobs and offer opportunities for graduates, thus it is crucial that we come up with creative ways to bridge the gap in graduate unemployment.

“A VIP ticket for the STEM Conference & Career Expo will get you an interview with top HR recruiters.”

One such creative way of promoting education and bringing job opportunities is the STEM Conference & Career Expo.  The expo brings together leading companies like Investec, PNET, Accenture, Omnia and Digital Academy in a two day event.  These companies will be scouting new talented individuals in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) fields.

Get A VIP ticket!

The event is free-to-attend, but an early bird R50 VIP ticket will guarantee you fast track entry to one-on-one interviews, access to free lunch and a conference bag.  The expo aims to create an experience for high school pupils, students and graduates with an all-inclusive conference.

Clement Mokoenene, the 2018 Chivas Venture winner and inventor of the Vehicle Energy Harvesting System (VEHS), one of the keynote speakers for the clean energy and technology session.

“Having hosted successful development events such as the Africa MBA Indaba, we believe that by bringing employers, relative organisations and students into one room, we can promote a whole world of opportunities such as Internships, learnerships and scholarships to enable young individuals to achieve their best potential” said Eric James Wright, CEO of Africa MBA Indaba, organisers of the STEM Conference.

Event information

STEMccExpo STEM conference 2017 registration
STEM Conference 2017 registration

“The conference will offer ideas on what graduates can do with their degrees, it also gives them an opportunity to engage with young people in STEM they can relate to in the sessions STEM graduates and their experiences, one of many topics that will be discussed”.

The STEM Conference & Career Expo takes place on July 27-28 at the Ticketpro Dome, Blue Wing. The expo kicks off the annual National Science Week – another initiative which this year is themed “Deepening our democracy through science”.

For more visit www.STEMbusiness.org or contact Thabisile on +27 10 003-1559 or email on thabisile@stembusiness.org

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