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There are so many different careers available in the Digital Technologies and STEM related space. Here are some videos, websites, articles, and suggestions to help encourage you to choose Digital Technologies subject towards the end of high school or to assist you in your career path.

But first, have a look at some possible professions students could work in that require Digital Technologies skills:

Tourism

Construction

Engineer

Marketing and Communications

Cyber security
and data

Technical
specialities

Content

Sciences

Business


The following graph shows the projected employment growth over 5 years across a range of sectors, within Victoria. You can visit the JobOutlook website and filter your search to find data for the state of your choosing.

This graph shows the project employment growth of jobs in Victoria over the five years to May 2022. Health care and social assistance has a projected employment growth of 71, 948. Professional, scientific and technical services has a projected employment growth of 37799. Education and training has a projected employment growth of 34947. Construction has a projected employment growth of 33394. Accommodation and food services has a projected employment growth of 29417. Retail trade has a projected employment growth of 21991. Public administration and safety has a projected employment growth of 18356. Administrative and support services has a projected employment growth of 12789. Transport, postal and warehousing has a projected employment growth of 12, 677. Financial and insurance services has a projected employment growth of 6724. Retail, hiring and real estate services has a projected employment growth of 5823. Arts and recreation services has a projected employment growth of 3789. Other services has a projected employment growth of 3627. Agriculture, forestry and fishing has a projected employment growth of 1, 375. Mining has a projected employment growth of 202. Wholesale Trade has a projected employment growth of negative 208. Information media and telecommunications has a projected employment growth of negative 1, 504. Electricity, gas, water and waste services has a projected employment growth of negative 2, 418. Manufacturing has a projected employment growth of negative 15, 567.


Careers planning, inspiration and ideas


Digital Careers

Digital Careers

Although this site has been designed for teachers, this hub provides information about digital careers as well as discussing the difference between IT jobs of the past and what these positions may look like in the future.

Careers with STEM

Careers with STEM

This article provides information about STEM careers, including discussion about some current programs designed to help students become involved in STEM experiences.

myfuture

myfuture

My future assists students with career planning, career pathways and transitions to work. This site enables students to find a course for their career path that suits their learning preferences. Furthermore, students are able to research careers that are related to coding or STEM.

Workforce statistics


Australia's STEM Workforce

Australia's STEM Workforce

This report, by the Office of the Chief Scientist, provides a detailed analysis of Australia’s STEM workforce and offers a wealth of information on where a STEM qualification may take you.

STEM: Key facts

STEM: Key facts

This infographic illustrates key findings from the report examining Australia’s STEM Workforce.

What are employers saying about STEM?


STEM professionals

Want to solve our STEM skills problem? Bring in the professionals

This article promotes the idea about STEM professionals becoming teachers to help improve student participation in STEM subjects.

STEM parents

Calling all parents – Australia’s future female scientists need your support now

An article for parents about changing the conversation at home to encourage females into the STEM workforce.

Where STEM Context and Careers Meet

Commentary: Where STEM Context and Careers Meet

An article that discusses the growth and development of STEM careers and introduces a program being run in the US that delivers digital resources to help teachers equip students with the necessary skills to succeed in this industry.

Superstars of STEM

Superstars of STEM

This program aims to support women employed in a range of STEM roles to become highly visible public role models who inspire young women and girls to study and stay in the STEM industry.

Superstars of STEM rocket through pilot year

Superstars of STEM rocket through pilot year

This article provides insight into the first 30 Superstars of STEM. These women are from multiple disciplines across a variety of sectors and have begun to change the STEM gender stereotype.