The Kern County Career & STEM Expo brings students and businesses together for an exposition which allows students showcase their best STEM projects, businesses to demonstrate STEM-related equipment and skills used in the workplace, and the community to gather and promote STEM Careers in Kern County.

Check out the 2022 CareerExpo + STEMposium Video below

Kern County ranks 4th in the nation for STEM jobs thanks to the area’s prevalence of energy, agriculture, aerospace, defense, healthcare, and logistics industries.

Salaries for STEM workers in Kern County average more than $72,000, compared to $36,000 for non-STEM jobs.

STEM jobs in Kern County are highly attainable; more than half of them do not require a four-year degree.

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR 2023 SPONSORS!

Call or email Olivia Franzen for more information

olivia@kedf.org

661.826.5157

KEDF links business, education, and the community partners on STEM-related initiatives and projects to foster a robust talent pipeline for Kern County.

Site Map

Homepage

About Us

Career & STEM Expo

Women in STEM

Contact Us

Contact Us

Richard Chapman
Executive Director
Olivia Franzen
Program Manager

661.826.5157

2700 M Street, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Tax ID #80-0188846