Description/Abstract

This research technical report presents key highlights on recent veteran participation in the STEM workforce drawing upon an analysis of the American Community Survey (2012-2016), led by the U.S. Census Bureau. From this data, the research team examined veteran participation across 49 distinct STEM occupations, which are grouped into the following five occupational clusters: Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Science, Life and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Supervisor/ Management of STEM occupations. Among other analyses, the research team identified year-over-year trends in veteran participation, geographic distribution, and comparisons to non-veterans across all STEM occupations.

Document Type

Report

Disciplines

Military and Veterans Studies

Extent

165 pages

DCMI Type

Text

Series

Employment Research Series

Keywords

Veterans, STEM, Workforce readiness

Subject

Veterans

Topic

Evaluate social impact and policy--Current events and trending topics, Explore talent acquisition and development--Recruiting, Understand the military population--Veterans, Enhance workforce readiness and preparation--Higher education, Enhance workforce readiness and preparation--Employability and upskilling

Portfolio

Employment and Economic Opportunity

Geographic Area

United States

Publisher

Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

Date

12-2018

Language

English

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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