STELR Career Profiles in STEM – Architect

Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable Energy; Climate change

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Engineering

Years: 6, 7, 9, 10

Content

Video length: 5:04m

Kate Douglas is a senior architect for Outlines Landscape Architecture in Melbourne. Her experience has been in design-focused architectural practices where the detail is as important as the spirit behind the very first concept. She is particularly interested in public realm design that speaks to the community, either directly through a consultation process, or via the end experience of material and place.

STELR aims to raise awareness of opportunities in technology-related careers in order to increase the number of students choosing science and engineering careers and to address the shortage of science and engineering graduates. One of the reasons that students do not choose to pursue these careers is that they often do not understand what the career entails. You can find more inspirational career profiles on our website at stelr.org.au.

How this could be used in a classroom setting:

The attached worksheet can be used to help students evaluate the information provided in the career profiles available in the ATSE Series ‘Career Profiles in STEM‘.

Over 40 career profiles are available at the website, stelr.org.au, for use by teachers and students, with video profiles as well as written interviews for careers in engineering, renewable energy and related fields.

Results from a 2013 survey of schools undertaking the Stelr program:

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