STEM in Kerry

The STEM (science, technology, engineering & maths) sector in Kerry is booming. From established multinationals to innovative start-ups, excitement is growing around STEM’s potential to drive employment and prosperity for the region.

Building for the Future

“…65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new job types that don’t yet exist.”

World Economic Forum Report: The Future of Jobs

Students - Outreach

If you would love the opportunity to take up rewarding careers in forward-thinking companies close to home then follow us. KerrySciTech members are here to show you the breadth of opportunity on your doorstep. We encourage you to get involved in KerrySciTech outreach programme which gives you the opportunity to engage with experts from differing roles, in the STEM community.

Start your STEM journey and enjoy fulfilling careers in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Career Guidance Councillors & Teachers - Tell Them About It

A survey of 15-17year-old school-going children revealed that each student could name up to 5 local STEM-related enterprises – and most of these were in their local town or community. With over 70 STEM businesses in Kerry, we need to build awareness.

Young people need role models – people they can relate to and be inspired by when choosing their own careers. Our member companies are entrepreneurs and pioneers in the fields of engineering and robotics, digital and technological advancement, pharma and life sciences.

Can we help promote a career in STEM to your students? Talk to us about our ‘Meet the Experts’ STEM Outreach programme.

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Career Guidance Councillors & Teachers - Tell Them About It

A survey of 15-17year-old school-going children revealed that each student could name up to 5 local STEM-related enterprises – and most of these were in their local town or community. With over 70 STEM businesses in Kerry, we need to build awareness.

Young people need role models – people they can relate to and be inspired by when choosing their own careers. Our member companies are entrepreneurs and pioneers in the fields of engineering and robotics, digital and technological advancement, pharma and life sciences.

Can we help promote a career in STEM to your students? Talk to us about our ‘Meet the Experts’ STEM Outreach programme.

Parents - Investing in the Future

We need to nurture our talent and ensure that each new generation is equipped to provide the necessary skills to sustain and develop STEM in Kerry.

Schools are playing their part, with Initiatives to bring science and maths skills to young students county-wide through exciting programmes and events. We endeavour to make STEM jobs attainable and bring them to life with positive industry role models and outreach partners who can help students understand what it is really like to work in STEM.

See what supports are there for studying towards a future in STEM?

september, 2021

09sep3:00 pm4:00 pmFasttrack to IT ( FIT) Information Session on Kerry Apprenticeship ProgrammeEmployer briefing on the FIT Apprenticeship model

17sep11:00 am12:20 amRDI Hub Founders' Circle returns: Start Up Advisor Equity

30sep1:00 pmHBAN Kerry Angel Network - Pitching Event 30th Sept 2021

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