Fenn Academy - Engineer For A Day Program

Engineer For A Day Program - 2015
Fenn Academy

The Fenn Academy at Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz College of Engineering, in partnership with its forty-four member high schools and sponsoring engineering organizations, holds its annual Engineer For A Day job shadowing program during National Engineers Week. This event enables students to meet local engineers and to experience various engineering fields. Since 1999, more than 900 students have participated in this activity.

Pre-registered students from Fenn Academy high schools are able to apply through January 23, 2015. The actual job shadowing activity will take place at assigned locations on Friday, February 20, 2015.

An orientation for pre-registered students who have received acceptance letters will take place as indicated below. A parent or guardian must attend this mandatory meeting along with each participating student.


DATE: Saturday, February 7, 2015
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Cleveland State University
Fenn Tower Ballroom (3rd Floor)
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
See Map: http://www.csuohio.edu/sites/default/files/media/about_csu/documents/campusmap.pdf
Free pizza lunch provided

PARKING: Parking is available in “Lot EG” next to the CSU Recreation Center
Entrance to the garage is east of the corner of E. 24th & Chester Ave.
On the south side of Chester Avenue. Follow event signs.


Pre-registered high school students in grades 9 – 12 who have applied and received confirmation letters to participate in this event. Students must be accompanied by a parent or other adult over 18. During this mandatory meeting, students will be assigned to their sponsor in one of several participating companies or government agencies.


Company visits take place on Friday, February 20, 2015. We are asking participating students and their sponsors to contact each other to make final arrangements for each visit. Students are responsible for making their own transportation arrangements. Students may not accept rides from sponsors due to safety and legal concerns. In some cases, students may have to pay for parking and lunch at the sponsoring organization. Please check with your sponsor for details by calling them after you attend the orientation session.

If you have any questions about the Engineer For A Day Program, please contact Gregg Schoof, Manager of Engineering Student Programs at (216) 687-5272. You may email any questions to g.schoof@csuohio.edu.

* (The Fenn Academy is the high school outreach initiative of Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz College of Engineering, ten corporate sponsors and forty-four member high schools.)



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Mailing Address
Washkewicz College of Engineering
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Ave., FH 104
Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2214
Campus Location
Fenn Hall Room 104
1980 East 24th Street
Phone: 216.687.2555
Fax: 216.687.9280
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Phone: 216.687.6970
Fax: 216.687.9280

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