An excerpt of the webinar STEM Careers: Spurring innovation in global development. Career Account members can watch the full recording below.

In recent years, STEM, or science, technology, engineering and mathematics, has been critical to implementing effective development programs and developing innovative solutions across all sectors. As such, many career paths and opportunities have opened up in the global development sector for those with a STEM background — and demand is only expected to increase.

We sat down with Khanjan Mehta, founding director of the Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship Program, assistant professor of engineering design at Pennsylvania State University and editor of the book, “Solving Problems that Matter (and Getting Paid for It).”

About the author

  • Kate Warren

    Kate Warren is Executive Vice President and resident talent and careers guru at Devex. With 15 years of global development recruitment experience advising international NGOs, consulting firms, and donor agencies, she has a finger on the pulse of hiring trends across the industry and insider knowledge on what it takes to break in.