When students dive into the world of FIRST in Texas, they are doing themselves (and their future) a huge favor. Besides having plenty of fun, expanding their minds, and learning valuable skills that will help them in every area of life, they are opening doors to many career options. One such career path is in the field of engineering.
Engineering opportunities abound for student participants of FIRST in Texas programs. This month there are several celebrations around engineering awareness. For example:
The National Society of Professional Engineers puts on a big week every year that does two significant things for budding engineers:
“Engineers Week–the only event of its kind–is a time to:
More than a week-long event, Engineers Week is a year-round commitment to making a difference.
It gives students the chance to see how amazing the world of engineering can be and it opens up doors that will lead them down a path to an engineering career.
And if students already have experience in FIRST in Texas, they will feel right at home during the National Engineering Week. They may even meet some friends from the expansive FIRST in Texas network.