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STEM jobs in high demand
Lim Siew May | 01 Dec 2017 00:30
STEM pervades every facet of our lives, and our more digitally progressive world requires more of such talent to fuel the advancement
Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) pervade every facet of our lives, and our more digitally progressive world requires more of such talent to fuel the advancement.

The Academy of Sciences Malaysia estimates that one million people are required by 2020 to be in the science and technology fields. 

This includes 500,000 in support and services comprising technicians, talent in the vocational field, science officers, nurses as well as information and communications technology (ICT) personnel; 470,000 implementers like engineers, doctors and architects as well as well as scientists, technologists and applied scientists; in addition to 30,000 in research.

The bottom line is that there are vast opportunities for workers with in-demand STEM-related skill sets and prospective workers in the process of acquiring such knowledge and skill sets.