Engineer For A Day Job Shadowing Program - 2016
The Fenn Academy at Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz College of Engineering, in partnership with its fifty-one 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 1,200 students have participated in this activity.
Pre-registered students from Fenn Academy high schools are able to apply through January 22, 2016. The actual job shadowing activity will take place at assigned locations on Friday, February 26, 2016.
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. Assignments will be distributed at this event.
MANDATORY ENGINEERING CAREER GUIDANCE MEETING, OPEN HOUSE AND STUDENT/SPONSOR ASSIGNMENTS
DATE: Saturday, February 13, 2016
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Student Center, Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue 3rd Floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
See Map: http://www.csuohio.edu/sites/default/files/media/about_csu/documents/campusmap.pdf
Free continental breakfast and pizza lunch provided
PARKING: TO BE DETERMINED
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
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. 100 students will be selected. 11th & 12th graders from Fenn Academy partner schools have priority. By registering for this event you are making a commitment to participate. Please check your calendar for other commitments.
WHEN DO STUDENTS VISIT THEIR SPONSORS?
Company visits take place on Friday, February 26, 2016. 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 Job Shadowing Program, please contact Gregg Schoof, Manager of Engineering Student Programs at (216) 687-5272. You may email any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
* (The Fenn Academy is the high school outreach initiative of Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz College of Engineering, corporate and government sponsors and fifty-one member high schools.)