STEAM = Science, technology, engineering, arts, and/or mathematics 

Did you know what unique, cool, impactful career opportunities there are in STEAM?

You can work in STEAM fields.

You are represented in STEAM fields.

You are supported to follow a career path in STEAM.

About the Event

USTEAM was designed to provide 10th & 11th grade students of underrepresented groups in STEM* with an opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) careers.

Students will discover STEAM career paths through Argonne Expos.
ScienceCenter for Nanoscale Materials
Technology – Hydropower & Clean Energy
Arts – Creative Services
Mathematics Supercomputer

The last USTEAM event was held on November 2, 2023 at Argonne National Laboratory.

It is hosted by Argonne’s WIST in collaboration with
Argonne’s Educational Programs
Argonne’s African American Employee Resource Group (AAA-ERG)
Argonne’s Hispanic/Latino Club Employee Resource Group (HLC-ERG)

Two Chicago Public Schools have been selected for this year’s event.


Contact: [email protected]

*As reported by the National Science Foundation (report last updated – January 30, 2023), women, persons with disabilities, and persons from some racial and ethnic minority groups—Hispanic or Latino, Black or African American, and American Indian or Alaska Native—are underrepresented in the STEM workforce when compared to their share of the total population. 

Last Updated: March 1, 2024