STEM education is vital to our future, and Cubic is committed to investing in and inspiring the STEM leaders of tomorrow so that our industry will continue to thrive and grow.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) March 10, 2015
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today it has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs℠ Approved Employer by Victory Media, a leader in connecting professionals in transition with education and career opportunities, and creator of STEM Jobs℠ media, education and career resources for students interested in science, technology, engineering and math. The 2015 STEM Jobs℠ Approved Employers inaugural list is the first of its kind to rate companies on their responsiveness to creating and filling high-demand, high-growth STEM occupations.
Companies submitting completed surveys were scored on publicly available data and responses to proprietary questions around indicators of success, including STEM job hiring and career path opportunities, workforce diversity in STEM positions and outreach to and alignment with STEM education programs. The assessment and rights to the STEM Jobs Approved℠ Employers designation were available to qualifying companies for free. Cubic will be featured in the winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs℠ magazine, along with the entire 2015 list of STEM Jobs℠ Approved Employers, available this month.
“Cubic is honored to be recognized as a STEM Jobs℠ Approved Employer,” said Bradley H. Feldmann, president and chief executive officer of Cubic. “STEM education is vital to our future, and Cubic is committed to investing in and inspiring the STEM leaders of tomorrow so that our industry will continue to thrive and grow.”
“With the list of STEM Jobs℠ Approved Employers, we’re able to help parents, students, educators and employers evaluate how well education is translating into real-world jobs, and how responsive companies are meeting those demands,” said Daniel Nichols, president of STEM Jobs℠. “We’re pleased to showcase companies like Cubic as leading the way on the employment side and providing long-term STEM career opportunities.”
Cubic’s ongoing commitment to STEM education includes the Cubic Intern Workshop Series, which offers high school students career training and mentoring. Cubic actively recruits interns as part of the Young Entrepreneur and Scholar (YES) program to help prepare academically talented students to enter the workforce or continue on to advanced studies in their field. As part of the company’s charitable giving program, Cubic also supports STEM innovative robotics and engineering programs for elementary and high school students.
About Cubic Corporation
Cubic Corporation is the parent company of two major businesses. Cubic Transportation Systems is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions. Cubic Global Defense is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications, operations, maintenance, technical and other support services for the U.S. and allied nations. For more information about Cubic, please visit the company's web site at http://www.cubic.com.
About STEM Jobs℠ Ratings
The STEM Jobs℠ Approved Employers survey measures how effectively companies produce high-demand, high-paying STEM jobs, and how well they connect with educators to help students pursue and achieve career aspirations in STEM fields. Ratings are based on a complimentary and rigorous quantitative assessment that measures companies on criteria created by Victory Media with the assistance of an independent Advisory Board. A complete description of our methodology, advisory board and services is available at http://www.stemjobs.com.
About Victory Media
Founded in 2001, Victory Media is a workforce development firm specializing in connecting classrooms to careers. Victory Media produces media and training solutions used by Fortune 1000 firms, colleges and school districts nationwide. Its media brands include STEM Jobs℠, G.I. Jobs®, Military Friendly®, Military Spouse and Vetrepreneur®. Learn more about Victory Media’s solutions at http://www.victorymedia.com. For more information, visit http://www.stemjobs.com.
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