STEM Career Day(s)

Sponsored by UPS

This page is currently under construction! See below for 2020's event and stay tuned for additional updates for STEM Career Day(s) 2021!

Welcome to our 3rd annual STEM Career Day, sponsored by UPS! This all-virtual event begins Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

All Exhibitor videos (below) and the UPS STEM Challenge (below) will be made available for students and teachers to view at 9am on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020.

11 AM Virtual STEM Career Day Panel – This is an invitation only event.

1 PM Microsoft Coding Class – This class is available to all! Link to join: 
Virtual Code Your Own Video Game 
In this virtual one-hour workshop, students eight and older use block-based coding to create a video game with MakeCode Arcade. Students learn the fundamental game and coding concepts like sprites, variables, and coordinates, and use their new skills to create and customize a playable game.  

By the end of the one-hour workshop, students will have: 
• Learned and used key game design and coding concepts
• Coded a playable game
• Published their game via a URL so they can continue to play and develop it after the class

UPS STEM Challenge 2020

This year's challenge features a design challenge focusing on parachutes and the physics behind it all! Activities will be accessible at 9AM Wednesday, November 18th, 2020.

Our 2020 Virtual Exhibitors

Below is the list of our exhibitors this year. All videos have been pre-recorded and will be available to view at 9 AM on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020. 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
UT Southwestern Medical Center - Callan Kaut & Elena Mahrt
Bio-Safety Specialists

Thank you to the following companies for supporting STEM Career Day 2020

American Airlines
ARS Nova Internal Medicine
Beal Bank - DRSEF
Bottle Rocket Studios
Chellyanna Contractors
Dallas College (STEM Insight)
DISD STEM Environmental Education Center
Envy Gaming
Forensic Anthropology Services of Texas
Garver USA
Texas Instruments
Texas Neurology Consultants
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
UT Southwestern Medical Center