Career Spotlight: Astrodynamics Specialist

The first time I knew Astrodynamics was a career was when I watched The Martian with Matt Damon. In that movie, Astrodynamics Specialist Rich was the one who solved the return trajectory problem and got the spacecraft back to Mars. Dynamics is a familiar engineering...

Career Spotlight: Cybersecurity Engineer

Where else can you find an industry that has 0% unemployment? Pretty much nowhere else but Cybersecurity. That’s right; zero unemployment. In fact, by 2019, there will be 2 million open cybersecurity positions worldwide. Data needs to be secured everywhere. From...

What’s Your STEM Archetype? Take the Quiz!

Everyone has a little bit of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) inside them. STEM is Being innovative Solving real world problems Thinking creatively Asking questions Connecting the dots Ready? Take our short quiz and discover your STEM...

Career Spotlight: 3D Printing Engineer

3D printing (also known as Additive Manufacturing) is a process used to build three-dimensional objects by stacking successive layers of raw materials until the object takes the desired form. The layers are determined by computer-aided software which follows a virtual...

2018 Bell Museum Star Party Dates

Explore the night skies at the Bell Museum Star Party. This free telescope observing night starts with an intro to the night sky at the Bell’s rooftop observation deck. The evening starts with a short presentation inside the museum; be sure to arrive on time. ...

Make Minnesota Space North

The Bold North. The North Star State. The northernmost point of the continental United States is in the little northern notch by the tiny inlet of Angle. Now it’s time to make Minnesota Space North, the Midwest hub for the space industry in the United States. Why...

October is National CyberSecurity Month

Did you know… Check out these sources on cyber security, especially the critical shortage of skilled workers in this space. The Cyber Security Talent Gap is a Real Crisis Warren Buffett sees cyber attacks as a bigger threat to mankind than nuclear weapons...

Career Spotlight: Solar Energy Technician

A Solar Energy Technician is tasked with optimizing and maintaining solar energy panels, grids and systems. As the use of solar energy expands in both business and residential areas, the need for more technicians grows. What kind of career is a Solar Energy...

Career Spotlight: Coffee Scientist

In the spirit of National Coffee Day, our career spotlight is Coffee Scientist. Coffee Scientist… Who knew this was actually a thing? This is not the job your favorite barista has at the local coffee shop. So what does a Coffee Scientist do? It’s a specific kind...

Career Spotlight: Corporate Pilot

Most people hear about being a pilot and they generally think there are two career options: Fly for the military or fly commercial. But there are many opportunities to be a corporate pilot. What is a corporate pilot? A corporate pilot flies aircraft for corporate...