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ALCOA TO EXPAND TEEN EXPLORING PROGRAM AND HOST OPEN HOUSE FOR ENGINEERING/ STEM CAREER PROGRAM

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DOVER, NJ– October 11, 2016 – Alcoa is pleased to announce the expansion of their new career exploration program in the engineering and STEM fields through the Exploring program.  An information session will be held on Thursday, October 20 at 4:00 pm located at the Alcoa-Dover Plant (9 Roy St, Dover, NJ 07801) Participants should meet at the visitor’s center. Those interested are encouraged to register for the open house by October 18, 2016 at: http://tinyurl.com/hgxu8pr.

 

“The program has exposed me to so many different STEM professions and it allowed me to further explore my interests,” says Bailey Speight , a 12th grade student at Randolph High School.  “My favorite activity was programing and building the Sumobot!”

 

Alcoa serves as the sponsor to the Engineering and Technology Exploring Post where participants will learn about innovative aerospace, airplane structures, and more from a global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing.  This is a great way for students to expand their knowledge, gain experience, build an internship, and more!

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Space is limited to the first 35 students and all fees will be covered by Alcoa.  Students are encouraged to respond via R.S.V.P. prior to October 18th.

 

For more information visit www.ppcbsa.org/exploring or contact Joel Telfer, Post Advisor, at joel.telfer@alcoa.com or Steve Owens at alcoa.post7@gmail.com.

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About Exploring

Exploring is a worksite-based program of Learning for Life, a subsidiary of the Boy Scouts of America, for young men and women who are 14 through 20 years old (15 through 21 in some areas).  Exploring units, called "posts", usually have a focus on a single career field, such as police, fire/rescue, emergency medical services, healthcare, law, aviation, engineering, or the like, and may be sponsored by a government or business entity.

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