One of the events scheduled for Engineers Week 2015 at Michigan Tech is “Engineering Exploration Day for Girls.” It was open to girls in grades 7 – 12 and their parents and was held on Saturday, February 21 from 9:30 am – 1:00 pm at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center.
The young women and their parents celebrated Engineers Week and came find out what engineering is all about! They tried some fun hands-on activities led by women engineering students at Michigan Tech and discovered why the LOVE engineering!
They had a chance to learn how engineers make a difference and why engineering is a great career choice and heard about the many career paths open to engineers.
Sponsored by: Michigan Tech College of Engineering, MTU Engineering Fundamentals, MTU Society of Women Engineers, MTU Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Western UP Center for Science, Mathematics & Environmental Education and the Great Lakes Research Center