U.S. Department of Defense - DoD STEM

The USA Science & Engineering Festival is a Proud Partner of
DoD STEM’s Defense STEM Education Consortium (DSEC)

About DoD STEM

DoD STEM supports hands-on learning opportunities, teacher enrichment, scholarships, internships and fellowships to inspire and cultivate a diverse pool of exceptional STEM talent. As the government’s largest employer of STEM professionals, the U.S. Department of Defense is committed to increasing the pipeline of candidates qualified for technical careers.  Learn more about DoD STEM HERE.

What is DSEC?

The Defense Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Consortium (DSEC) is a collaborative partnership that aims to broaden STEM literacy and develop a diverse and agile workforce with the technical excellence to defend our Nation. By addressing and prioritizing critical STEM challenges, DoD is investing in evidence-based approaches to inspire and develop the Nation’s science and technology workforce. The consortium is aligned to the Federal STEM Education Strategic plan.

DSEC seeks to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. This multi-year effort includes elements focused on STEM enrichment programs for students and educators, STEM workforce engagement, program evaluation, and public outreach.

DSEC Partner Showcase

The following DSEC partners offer resources of interest to K-12 students and educators.  To view the full list of DSEC partners, CLICK HERE.