Do you enjoy studying Maths and Science? Are you interested in a career as an engineer? Do you have good communication and presentation skills?
The ‘Futures in Engineering’ program will give students an authentic engineering experience by interacting with a range of engineering professionals, academics and interesting projects.
FiE Student information 7Feb2012
The program: • 32 students will be selected from around Tasmania through an application process and their participation at a ‘taster’ day on Thursday March 15 (in Hobart, Burnie, or Launceston). • The selected students will then attend a 3-day residential camp in Hobart from 1 – 3 May which will consist of lectures/workshops at the University of Tasmania Hobart campus. Students will also visit leading Hobart engineering companies and observe current projects. • Students will then be partnered with an engineering company and mentor to get 5-10 days of industry experience. The placement timing will be negotiated between the host company and school to ensure students access the best possible learning outcomes in the workplace. • In Term 3 students will visit the AMC in Launceston for two days.
PLEASE SEE YOUR PATHWAY PLANNING OFFICER AND / OR SCIENCE TEACHER FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND AN APPLICATION FORM APPLICATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 2 MARCH 2012 PLEASE NOTE: Short-listed applicants will attend the ‘taster day’ on March 15 and then the selection panel will meet to determine those students who will participate in the rest of the program.
D e p a r t me n t of E d uc a t ion Gu a r a n t e e in g Fu t u r es