A group of six Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) students is heading to Grand Rapids to make 12 presentations at Burton Middle School in Grand Rapids during the school day on Friday, May 4. The students will reach nearly 500 students in Grades 6-8. After school, they will meet with Hispanic high school students to discuss college options and possible majors and careers.
“Ranked by median starting pay, median mid-career pay (at least 10 years in), growth in salary and wealth of job opportunities, Engineering concentrations comprise one third of the most valuable majors.” According to an article in Forbes, “The 15 Most Valuable College Majors” May 15, 2012. Read more ….