Harmonizing the development of talent with the validated needs of industry and startups is a key DESCA focus area. To support the economy of the future, we must ensure that today's STEM talent possesses the intra- and entrepreneurial skills needed by the industries of tomorrow.
Sponsored by DuPont and geared to the undergraduate and post graduate student population, DESCA introduces students to industry leaders who discuss industry micro- and macro- trends, industry innovation strategies, career pathways, company culture and more. Among the companies that have presented in the past: DuPont, Bloom Energy, Croda, Air Liquide, Ashland, Chemours, Compact Membrane Systems, FMC, Merck, Solenis and more....
Held at the University of Delaware and Delaware State University, check out our home page for dates and locations of this monthly series.
In partnership with FAME, Inc., DESCA launched the inaugural Catalyzing Change: From Curriculum to Career STEM Talent Forum in 2021. This virtual forum brings together students of all ages, educators, and industry to showcase the mid-Atlantic region’s STEM opportunities and resources, and to discuss current and future talent skills and needs.
This full day event is packed with content including keynote speakers, panel discussions, and opportunities to connect with the innovative companies that are creating job opportunities in the region.