Google beats Apple in NSHSS 2012 Student Career Survey

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Over 10 thousand NSHSS members weigh in on the top 100 companies they want to work for. Founder James W. Lewis states that Millennial are listening to the call to opt more STEM careers.

“The results of the survey are reflective of the efforts made by the private and corporate sector demanding more interest and jobs in the STEM fields for our youth. ” states James W. Lewis founder and president of NSHSS.

Google beats Apple in the National Society of High School Scholar’s 2012 Student Career Survey. Global business leaders who participated in a recent diversity conference that took place in Atlanta where surprised to see that STEM dominated the tops spots in this survey. The results in the annual NSHSS 2012 Career Survey underscored the over-whelming push that the millennials have for careers that are in the Tech and Medicinal Indus-tries.

President of the organization James W. Lewis state that the findings do not surprise him. “The results of the survey are reflective of the efforts made by the private and corporate sector demanding more interest and jobs in the STEM fields for our youth. This call to action is being, heard and acted upon. Students are opting to go STEM,” states Lewis who is also founder of the organization and considered and education expert.

Other organizations that showed a change from last year’s spot to this year in the eyes of the millennial generation are Walt Disney that slipped four spots from the number one to five. Meanwhile, the medicinal industry gets a raving boost as students desired more this year to work at a local hospital than last by voting them up from the 5th spot in last year’s survey to 3rd in the rankings. Government agencies like the FBI and CIA slipped a few spots but held strong among the 10 coveted positions.

This year’s NSHSS annual career survey reflects the changing mindset of over 10 thou-sand students of the scholarly organization, who represent over 750,000 members of NSHSS. These are high-achieving scholars focused on college and careers. To read more on this survey and findings please log onto http://www.nshss.org/media/annualreports.

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