STEM Career Day(s)

November 2022

Welcome to our 5th annual STEM Career Day(s)!

Our STEM Career Day(s) field trip registration is at capacity and now closed! If you are unable to join us in-person, we have our virtual career talk registration now open! All schools are invited to participate and must fill out our form by October 25th. The virtual career talk is scheduled for Wednesday, November 2nd at 1:45PM CDT.

Many thanks to our generous sponsors who make events like this possible!

Addison Airport
Theodore & Beulah Beasley Foundation
The Boeing Company
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
Fannie And Stephen Kahn Charitable Foundation
Love Field Pilots Association
Planet Lincoln Dallas Love Field
Plains Capital Bank
PPG Aerospace
Prichard Family Foundation
Raytheon Technologies/Collins Aerospace
The Rosewood Foundation
The Summerfield G. Roberts Foundation

Our 2022 Virtual Speaker

To register please fill out our form. Information regarding the presentation will be sent a week prior to the program. Registration closes on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 5PM.

"Exploring Mars with Perseverance: Seeking Signs of Ancient Life on Mars"
NASA JPL's - Steven Lee

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 1:45PM CDT

Steve works at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA as the Deputy Project Manager for the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover and Ingenuity Helicopter. Previously, he served as the Flight System Manager for the Mars Sample Return Lander, Flight System Manager for the Europa Lander pre-project, Deputy Project Manager for the Curiosity Mars Science Laboratory, and various leadership roles on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Hubble Space Telescope, International Space Station, and Space Shuttle projects at JPL, Lockheed-Martin, and Honeywell. He holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Minnesota and a master’s in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida.

2022 Activities

See below for this year's STEM Challenge!

Past Activities

STEM Challenge 2021

This year's challenge features a design challenge focusing on cargo plane design! The activity is available throughout the entire month of November!

Women in Aerospace

Click the image below to view our Women in Aerospace page and for a fun activity - a digital escape room focused on eight women who currently work in STEM fields!

Virtual Field Trips with Boeing

Airport Design Challenge with the FAA

Past Virtual Exhibitors

Below are some additional pre-recorded videos about different STEM Careers and Degrees. Check out videos from our 2020 exhibitors in addition to our 2021 participants!
SMU - Lyle School of Engineering
The Engineering Outreach Team!
SMU - Caroline Booth
Mechanical Engineering Student
SMU - Cindy Hua
Sustainability and Development Masters Student
SMU - Anna Puterbaugh
Mechanical Engineering Student
SMU - Melissa Serrano
Engineering Management Student
SWA - Nikki Sereika
Aircraft Maintenance Technician
UCHC - Luis Lozano
Physician Assistant
Below is the list of our exhibitors from 2020. All videos have been pre-recorded and are available for viewing. For an additional activity, we have created an Exhibitor Scavenger Hunt for students to use while viewing the videos. Contact if you are a teacher and would like the answer key to this.
AIM - William Stinnette
Airframe and Powerplant Instructor
Airbus - Seda Atasoy
Project Engineer
American Airlines - Nic Brice
AQRD - Bill McFadden
Aerospace Engineer
ARS Nova Internal Medicine - Dr. Celia Scott
Nurse Practitioner
Bottle Rocket - Nathan Chiu
Software Engineer
Chellyanna Contractors - Yossi Gallor
Dallas College (STEM Insight) - Filipos Tesfamichael
Student and STEM Ambassador
Dallas College (STEM Insight) - Nicholas Wagner
Electrical Engineering Student
DISD STEM Environmental Education Center - Mark Broughton
EarthX - Julie Seymour
Careers in Environmental Science
Forensic Anthropology Services of TX - Dr. Joan Bytheway
Forensic Anthropologist
Garver USA - Mary Fair
Aviation Project Manager
NOAA - Jennifer Dunn
Warning Coordination Meteorologist
PlaneSmart! - Austin Robinson, Will Ingle, & Michael Brosler
Director of Operations, Director of Maintenance, and President & CEO
TX Neurology Consultants - Dr. Joel Campbell
Adult Neurologist
TX Parks & Wildlife - Elizabeth Booth
State Park Interpreter
UPS - Brandit Campbell
Division Manager
UPS - Ursula Handy
Occupational Health Nurse Supervisor
UPS - Katyna Montgomery
Specialist for HR Geoservices
UPS - Corey Nkosi
Industrial Engineering Manager
Forensic Anthropologist