McCarthy Building Companies teams up with Parkway Schools for new Virtual STEM Fest

STEM Fest at Home with McCarthy

McCarthy Building Companies is proudly sponsoring a virtual month long STEM Fest program for students in the Parkway School District. The program features an imaginative curriculum that challenges kids to solve math problems and learn how science is integrated into their everyday lives through hands-on activities, sustainability challenges, virtual field-trips, coding and computer science.

Entry-Level Tech Jobs in St. Louis

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the technology sector are expected to grow 13% by 2026, a rate faster than any other career path. With 17% more jobs than there are candidates to fill them, the St. Louis tech industry is actively searching for talented problem-solvers that can learn on the job. Sound … Read more

Skilled Labor: An Alternative to Four-Year College?

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Four-year college may no longer be the only option for a successful career according to Forbes magazine. Based on findings from a new study by Third Way, a Washington D.C.-based think tank, not all four-year college students will earn a higher salary than the average high school graduate. According to the study, students from half of U.S. … Read more