This does not ring true with my experience. At all.

I’m glad this doesn’t comport with your personal experience. But that doesn’t change the fact that there is zero evidence of a STEM labor shortage and, hence, pressure to keep wages competitive.

Michael Titlebaum — a senior research associate at Harvard Law and former Rhodes Scholar — has written convincingly about the myth of the lucrative STEM career. Here he is in a recent article: “Far from offering expanding attractive career opportunities, it seems that many, but not all, science and engineering careers are headed in the opposite direction: unstable careers, slow-growing wages, and high risk of jobs moving offshore or being filled by temporary workers from abroad.”

Also, and I mean this 100% sincerely with no snark intended, into what careers do you think people should move?

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