HACC to host Engineering Career Day

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Students interested in learning about career opportunities in engineering and technology are invited to Engineering Career Day on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at HACC’s Midtown 2, 1500 N. Third St.
 
High school students and prospective students are encouraged to attend this free event, offered by HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College. If needed, a snow make-up day will be Thursday, Feb. 27, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
 
“This information session is an excellent opportunity for people considering the engineering field to learn from industry leaders and to ask questions of HACC’s own engineering and technology students,” said Kim Ketelsleger, professor of engineering and engineering technology. “There are numerous jobs available in this growing field. Speakers at the event will answer questions about educational and vocational training requirements.”
 
The half-day event will offer three informative sessions about mechanical, civil, chemical, computer and environmental engineering, as well as nanofabrication. Lunch will be provided for pre-registered participants following the sessions.
 
Those interested should register by Jan. 31 by contacting Doniele Leggs at 717-736-4274 or dmleggs@hacc.edu.
 
About HACC 
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, offers nearly 200 career and transfer associate degree, certificate and diploma programs to more than 20,000 students at five campuses in Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York and through virtual learning. In addition, HACC serves more than 29,000 students in noncredit workforce development, public safety, adult basic education and continuing education programs offered at all campuses and off-site locations in many communities in Central Pennsylvania. For more information about what HACC has to offer, visit www.hacc.edu.