Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


Your opportunities for careers in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) are enhanced when you are able to target positions around the world as a result of the language and culture courses you have taken.

Sample Job Postings

Below are some sample job postings in the STEM fields which require or suggest world language proficiency:

Job Title: Architect
Industry: Software
Location: Japan
Salary: USD 80,000-89,900

Currently seeking Messaging Architects with experience on large scale IT projects and a good knowledge of IBM-MQ and Sonic Software. Japanese and English needed. Financial knowledge of insurance is plus. Position is available immediately.

Adapted from: Engineers International

Job Title: Chemical Engineer
Company: Madison America
Location: New York, NY
Salary: Non-published

Madison America in New York City, seeks an experienced Chemical

Process Design Engineer (BS) 
The successful candidate will possess the skills necessary to manage and supervise projects from initial quoting/design activities through final commissioning. The candidate must be familiar with instrumentation, process control and be willing to travel. The ability to speak Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and other languages is a major plus.

Job Title: Engineering Consultant
Company: Lungrin Assoc. 
Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: Non-published
Education Level: Master's Degree

The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, 3+ years of experience in the electric power industry, an MBA and fluency in a world language (prefer Spanish or French). Candidates should have a solid background in finance, economics and accounting, either through experience in the industry or graduate studies. Duties will include project economic and cost analysis, technical and financial due diligence reviews, risk assessments, energy asset valuations, project development support, long-range planning and support of project financing. Travel will include both domestic and international.

Job Title: Technical Services Manager
Company: Sand Run Oil Company
Location: New York, NY
Salary: Non-published

To be considered for this position, you must possess a Chemical Engineering Degree and you must have approximately 5 years operational experience in Refining /Petrochemical Industry.

Additional Requirements Include:

  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Field Experience in initial operations and start-ups highly desired
  • Outgoing personality
  • Proficiency in Excel and/or Lotus, Word
  • Fluency in Spanish, Italian, or Chinese preferred
  • Physical Ability to perform plant equipment inspections, including climbing towers, confine entries, etc 

Job Title: Organic Chemist, Polymer Chemist
Company: Chemical Conglomerate, Inc.
Location: New York, NY
Salary: Non-published

Organic Chemist - Bachelor's degree in chemistry or a related science is required; Masters or PhD in chemistry or biochemistry is preferred. Computer skills; experience with electronic databases preferred. Knowledge of world languages, especially Korean, Japanese, and/or Chinese, preferred but not required.

Polymer Chemist - Masters or PhD degree in Polymer Chemistry or a related science is required. Computer skills; experience with electronic databases preferred. Korean, Japanese and/or Chinese language skills highly desirable. These positions are non-laboratory positions and focus on reading and analyzing the world's chemical literature to identify and register the chemical structures and other information into an on-line database. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. 

Job Title: Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Company: GForce
Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: Non-published 

Gforce has an excellent opportunity for candidates with a science background that are looking to get into Regulatory/QA.  World language skill is a big plus (French, Spanish, Italian, or Chinese). Duties include review of product labels and print ads for accuracy of ingredient listings and legality of claims. If you are qualified and interested in this position, please apply online today for immediate consideration. This position requires a BS in the sciences with good typing skills and attention to detail. This selected Regulatory Affairs Specialist position requires heavy data entry and record review. An ideal candidate must have good communication skills, be a team player, and be very organized.

Job Title: LIMS Administrator - Systems Analyst
Company: Inspectex, Inc.
Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: Non-published

Excellent verbal and written communication skills Fluency in Spanish a major positive.

Three years experience in Java development including JSP, HTML, JavaScript, XML, XLST .

Three years experience working with databases such as MS SQL or Oracle. Experience working with or supporting computer systems and related business processes in a laboratory environment a major advantage. Knowledge of the LabVantage Sapphire LIMS a major advantage. Knowledge of reporting in Crystal Reports or Business Objects an advantage. Willing to travel within the Americas with some global travel possible including extended (2-3 week) trips as needed 

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