2014 NASA College Recruitment Fair
ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
NASA invites students from the classes of 2014, 2015, and 2016
to the NASA College Recruitment Fair
Date: Thursday, May 22, 2014
Time: 11:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Place: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
NASA is hosting a college recruitment event focused on connecting high school sophomore, juniors and seniors with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education opportunities. Participants will get to:
Meet with 30+ Universities and Colleges
Learn about the different STEM majors at some of the top universities across the state and the country.
Meet one-on-one with NASA Scientists
Get personalized advice on educational and professional career paths from the actual people working at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in the fields of: Aerospace, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology (IT), Life Sciences, Materials, Mining, Robotics, Structural Engineering, and other fields.
Enter into a drawing for a $500 scholarship
All students who attend the college recruitment fair, and complete a participation passport, will be entered into a drawing for a college scholarship. Multiple $500 scholarships will be awarded on-site at the event.
COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS PARTICIPATING:
The list of colleges, universities, and organizations participating this year is in the process of being finalized.
A list of the 2013 participants included:
KSC Pathways Program
NASA Recruitment & Student Programs
National Space Grant Program
Bethune Cookman University
Daytona State College
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University
Florida Institute of Technology
Florida Institute of Technology – UTeach Program
Florida State College/Jacksonville
Florida State University
Keiser University- Melbourne Campus
Norfolk State University
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
SEDS at Purdue University
Seminole State College of Fl (Sanford)
University of Akron
University of Alabama – Birmingham
University of Central Florida
University of Florida
University of Portland
University of South Florida
West Virginia University
—–>Deadline for registrations is May 21, 2014 <—–
Once you are registered, you will be receiving further instructions via the email your registered with.
For questions contact: Mary Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org
The college recruitment fair is being hosted by the NASA Robotics Mining Competition, which challenges colleges and universities from around the nation to build robots capable of excavating regolith. The college recruitment fair is part of the project’s effort to outreach to high school students. For more information about the competition visit: http://www.nasa.gov/nasarmc