Use the STEM++ career clusters below to explore each industry, gain meaningful workforce experiences, and earn digital badges & Skillcoin Rewards™ 

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Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

The Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fuel, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products and resources.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Agribusiness Systems
Animal Systems
Environmental Service Systems
Food Products and Processing Systems
Natural Resources Systems
Plant Systems
Power, Structural and Technical Systems

Architecture & Construction

The Architecture & Construction digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Design and Pre-Construction
Maintenance and Operations

Arts, A/V Technologies & Communications

The Arts, A/V Technologies & Communications digital badge collection verifies proven competencies with processes involved in the technologies of printing, publishing, packaging, and electronic imaging and development of cognitive skills, aesthetics, and crafts (typography, visual arts, and page layout.)

STEM++ Career Pathways
Audio and Video Technology and Film
Journalism and Broadcasting
Performing Arts
Printing Technology
Visual Arts

Business Management & Administration

The Business Management & Administration digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations across various STEM++ career clusters and pathways.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Administrative Support
Business Information Management
General Management
Human Resources Management
Operations Management

Education & Training

The Education & Training digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in the planning, management and provision of education and training to gain the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors associated with supporting and promoting optimal growth and development of infants and children services.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Administration and Administrative Support
Professional Support Services
Teaching and Training

Film, Digital Media & Entertainment

The Film, Digital Media & Entertainment digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Digital Media
Electric Home Entertainment Systems


The Finance digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in basic planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management for youth entrepreneurial startups.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Banking Services
Business Finance
Securities and Investments

Government & Public Policy Administration

The Government & Public Policy Administration digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in understanding basic principles of governance, national security, foreign service planning, revenue & taxation, regulation, public management & administration.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Foreign Service
National Security
Public Management and Administration
Revenue and Taxation

Green Energy

The Green Energy & Sustainable Technologies digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in identifying energy systems, renewable energy resources and exploring the possibilities of providing the country with alternative energy solutions towards becoming energy independent in the future.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Building-Related Energy Efficiency
Recycling & Pollution Reduction
Environmental Conservation
Green Manufacturing
Renewable Energy Generation

Health Sciences

The Health Sciences digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in basic planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Biotechnology Research and Development
Diagnostic Services
Health Informatics
Support Services
Therapeutic Services

Hospitality & Tourism

The Hospitality & Tourism digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other foodservices, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Restaurants & Food/Beverage Services
Travel & Tourism
Recreation, Amusements & Attractions
Health, Safety and Environmental Management

Human Services

The Human Services digital badge collection verifies proven competencies through basic introductions in early childhood development services, counseling & mental health services, family & community services, personal care services, and consumer services.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Early Childhood Development & Services
Counseling & Mental Health Services
Family & Community Services
Personal Care Services

Information Technology

The Information Technology digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in basic applications for entry level technical and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Information Support and Services
Network Systems
Programming and Software Development
Web and Digital Communication

Law & Public Safety

The Law & Public Safety digital badge collection verifies proven introductions to careers related to planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Correction Services
Emergency & Fire Management Services
Law Enforcement Services
Security & Protective Services


The Manufacturing digital badge verifies proven competencies in understanding and applying the universal systems model as it relates to manufacturing within construction related industries.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Manufacturing Production Process Development
Maintenance, Installation & Repair
Quality Assurance
Logistics & Inventory Control
Health, Safety & Environmental Assurance


The Marketing digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in comparing and contrasting marketing functions (i.e., product/service management, distribution, financing, pricing, marketing-information management, promotion, and selling) for special events and activities.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Marketing Management
Professional Sales
Marketing Research

STEM++ Industries

The STEM++ Industries digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in identifying associated career tracks and describing the principal fields of engineering specializations (ex. aeronautical, automotive, chemical, civil, industrial, mechanical, computer software, electrical, and biomedical).

STEM++ Career Pathways
Engineering and Technology
Science and Mathematics

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

The Transportation, Distribution & Logistics digital badge creates competencies in planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water through the following Operation Restoration service-learning projects.

STEM++ Career Pathways
Transportation Operations
Logistics Planning & Management Services
Warehousing & Distribution Center Operations
Facility & Mobile Equipment Maintenance
Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management & Regulation
Health, Safety & Environmental Management
Sales & Service