Inspiring
the future

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, is the gateway to a world of wonder. U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) STEM professionals work at the leading edge of our nation’s most advanced technological breakthroughs. STEM is our future.

Meet DoD STEM

Participate in STEM

DoD STEM supports a wide variety of activities including after-school programs, competitions, and internships for students and professional development and training for educators. Learn about upcoming STEM opportunities in your area or online.

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Upcoming STEM Events & Deadlines

20
Jul, 2021

Jul 20, 2021

Webinar
26
Oct, 2021

Oct 26, 2021

Competition

Explore

DoD STEM partners with organizations nationwide to offer resources for students, parents, educators, mentors, and more! From math clubs to robotics competitions, the Explore section has something for everyone interested in STEM.

Find DoD STEM & STEM Partners

DoD STEM partners offer a broad range of instructional aides, activities and events to make learning STEM fun and exciting.

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Video Library

Check out videos of DoD STEM professionals as they explore scientific and technical efforts at DoD laboratories nationwide.

View STEM in Action

Meet DoD STEM

STEM professionals and alumni who are making an impact through STEM.

Meet STEM Professionals & Alumni

Rachel Seevers
Rachel Seevers
Student and Researcher, Harvard University
Karrin Felton
Karrin Felton
Chemical Engineer and Program Manager, DoD SMART Scholarship for Service Program
DoD STEM Blog

Check Out the Latest Featured Happenings

Participants at a FIRST Robotics Competition

FIRST Tech Challenge 16884 Mechanical Advantage and FIRST LEGO® League 2751 Lego Legion, received recognition and awards during the internationally televised FIRST Global Innovation Challenge Award Ceremony.

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DoD-Sponsored Teams Win FIRST Global Innovation Challenge

Two DoD-sponsored teams: FIRST Tech Challenge 16884 Mechanical Advantage and FIRST LEGO® League 2751 Lego Legion, received recognition and awards during the internationally televised FIRST Global Innovation Challenge Award Ceremony held on June 30, 2021.

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About DoD STEM

DoD STEM supports hands-on learning opportunities, teacher enrichment, scholarships, internships and fellowships to inspire and cultivate a diverse pool of exceptional STEM talent. As the government’s largest employer of STEM professionals, the U.S. Department of Defense is committed to increasing the pipeline of candidates qualified for technical careers.

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There are nearly300,000DoD STEM Professionals
60,000+of DoD STEM Professionals work in over 200 DoD Laboratories and Centers

Learn About DoD STEM

View the DoD STEM FY2021-2025 Strategic Plan

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