Colorado State University Invites High School Studentsand Community to Learn About Careers in Engineering

Colorado high school students, their parents and community members can learn about engineering majors and careers at Colorado State University’s Engineering Careers Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Lory Student Center on campus.

Engineering Careers Day is an information event that is free and open to the public. Registration can be completed over the phone in advance or in person from 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m. the day of the event. An optional lunch is available for $12, and those planning to buy the lunch should register before Sept. 20.

Careers Day participants will tour engineering laboratories, participate in robotics and electronics demonstrations, discuss engineering majors and careers with faculty and students and learn about undergraduate life at Colorado State.

Colorado State engineering professors will describe the university’s bio-resource and agricultural, chemical, civil, electrical and computer, environmental, engineering science and mechanical engineering programs.

Afternoon panel discussions will give participants an opportunity to talk with current engineering students. In addition, a session geared primarily for women and minority students in engineering will be offered. Scholarships, advising and the university’s financial aid program also will be discussed.

For more information, directions or to register for Engineering Careers Day, contact Stacey Coffman at (970) 491-6220 or Chriselda Engel at (970) 491-1058.