"To boldly go where no one has gone before is the hallmark of human progress and the prevailing spirit in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics careers. If you’ve got the urge to figure out how things work and advance the frontiers of knowledge, a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics might be right for you. These jobs pay well because technological progress is so important to the growth of our economy, to our country’s security, and to the quality of future life on Earth."
Pathways to Success: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Edition. Accessed October 1, 2015. ed.sc.gov