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Opportunities for Washington DC & Maryland STEM Internships Abound

March 15, 2023
DC being a hub for tech provides students with boundless opportunities. With top-tier organizations like NASA and NIST in Capitol Tech’s backyard, Washington DC and Maryland STEM internships are as abundant as they're competitive.

The Urgent Need for Women in Cybersecurity

March 14, 2023
The need for women in cybersecurity has been persistent with it remaining a male-dominant field. However, the demand for more women in the cyber field is greater than ever as the industry faces a shortage of skilled professionals.

The Business of Healthcare: Is Amazon Clinic a Good Idea?

March 9, 2023
Amazon is a trillion-dollar company, with a profit range much like that of the pharmaceutical industry. But Amazon did not make its fortune through healthcare services and medication—at least, not yet. 

Aviation “Close Calls” Raise Alarms for the FAA

March 8, 2023
More than 45,000 flights take off from the U.S. every day, and according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) we are in the safest period ever for aviation in history. However, recent incidents of close calls at airports and near collisions in the sky are raising alarms across the aviation industry.

Washington D.C. & Maryland: The Capital for Technology & STEM Careers

March 7, 2023
The STEM field in DC and Maryland is booming. Career opportunities for recent graduates and tech experts alike are plentiful with the region’s numerous governmental agencies, research institutions and technology companies.

Victus Nox: How and Why U.S. Space Force Contracts Commercial Space Companies for Space Missions

March 3, 2023
To fulfill its role, the U.S. Space Force contracts commercial space companies to develop innovative equipment. The Victus Nox satellite is one example that could play a major part in the country's future space defense missions.

In Case of Emergency: How Technology Can Protect the Environment

March 1, 2023
Unlike natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes, chemical and biological disasters are often preventable and provide more opportunities to defend against environmental threats before, during, and after an event occurs.  

Losing Ourselves: Importance of Data Protection in Healthcare

February 16, 2023
With cybercrime on the rise, changes in legislation and apps and devices advancing and collecting more medical and biometric data, conversations and laws around data protection in healthcare are becoming increasingly important.

Capitol Tech Education Keeping up with Recent STEM Field Advancements

February 14, 2023
The world of technology and innovation is always expanding and evolving. For those dreaming of a future in STEM careers such as computer science or cybersecurity, their education must keep up with recent STEM field advancements.

Tips for Pursuing a STEM Career

February 3, 2023
Pursuing a STEM career is not without its challenges. However, with an ever-growing number of opportunities, STEM careers are everywhere, in every field, for everyone. With a few tips, anyone can land the STEM job of their dreams.