For 30 years, Manhattan College's Engineering Awareness Program has aimed to introduce high school students to potential careers in the various fields of engineering.
At no cost to the students, the 10-day program focuses on science, engineering and SAT preparation and is co-sponsored by the ACE Mentorship Program, the Metropolitan Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the General Contractors' Association, as well as individual corporate sponsors. The 2012 summer program has concluded. 2013 dates will be announced once available.
Rising juniors and seniors have the opportunity to become more exposed to the engineering field through guest speakers, experiments in mechanical (aerospace and energy), civil, electrical, environmental (water filtration) and computer engineering, class lectures and the college admission process. The program also explores engineering careers in the fields of law, business, medicine and education.
Directed by Walter P. Saukin, Ph.D., associate professor of civil engineering at Manhattan College, the Engineering Awareness Program draws students from the surrounding area with an emphasis on granting minority and female students exposure to engineering while providing them with information about scholarships and financial aid.
Students for the program are selected in part based on strong mathematics and science abilities and either an interest in, or curiosity about, engineering. The extensive 10-day program includes:
Students must apply and be accepted into the program.
For more information, contact Dr. Saukin at 718-862-7171 or email firstname.lastname@example.org