Science, technology, engineering & medicine, the STEM sector of the economy, has been touted for decades as the place to be for good employment. Yet, change in workplace organization and business models appears to be undermining the value of pursuing education for future work in STEM fields. What exactly, then, is the promise of the so-called information economy or knowledge economy? Tons of profit and no jobs?
Generation Jobless: are STEM students next?
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