Talent Pipeline Events
A multi-department team traveled to Green Bay and the Fox Cities last week (May 8-10) to perform a variety of community outreach efforts.
Departments represented included:
- Center For Pre-College Outreach: Liz Fujita, Jannah Brandt and Lauren Kirwin
- Career Services: Steve Patchin, Sharon Attaway and Shelley Farrey
- Admissions: Jen Van Essen
- School of Technology: Danise Jarvey
- Office of Innovation and Industry Engagement: Jim Desrochers, Pete Cattelino
The middle school outreach visited Franklin Middle School in Green Bay and Einstein Middle and Kaleidoscope Academy in Appleton. With the help of eight Mind Trekkers volunteers, more than 1,000 students had a chance to learn about STEM through hands-on activities.
The high school outreach visited Kimberly High School in Appleton. Career Services conducted interactive career readiness workshops to AP biology, AP physics and AP calculus students. 100 students received assistance with their academic and professional development.
Talent Pipeline presentations were held at Northeast Technical College in Green Bay and Fox Valley Tech in Appleton. A cross-functional team addressed more than 100 HR professionals and managers with best practices related:
- Inspiring students to consider STEM
- Giving them tools to communicate their acquired talents
- Development and recruitment of talent to STEM outreach, student projects, and recruiting with more than 100 HR professionals and managers.
There was also an alumni event at the Appleton Beer Factory attended by 15 Fox Cities area alumni who got to experience Mind Trekker experiments first-hand.
Michigan Tech has developed impactful programs that inspire students to enter the STEM Pipeline, actively engage in their learning and application of these newly acquired talents, and provide them professional skills that will launch and sustain them through their careers. We provide solutions at every step to the challenges facing our economies thirst for intellectual talent.