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National Grid Engineering Pipeline Program - Melville, NY

Description National Grid Engineering Pipeline Program Does learning about the engineering field interest you as you’re trying to decide on a college major? National Grid's Engineering Pipeline Program offers high school students the chance to learn more about National Grid and the engineering profession as a whole through a structured six-year program. It's a chance to translate your interest in science, technology, engineering or mathematics into a future career of your choice. As a member of the Pipeline program, you will be given the opportunity to gain exposure to the engineering industry through instruction, in and out of the classroom, site visits, research and projects. Highlights include interacting with real life engineers as mentors, networking with fellow program participants, participating in job shadowing to experience a “day in the life of”, and opportunities for paid internships. The end result could be a future career with National Grid once you graduate from college. During the first two years, selected candidates with take part in two one-week summer programs, which include classroom and hands-on activities on the following topics: introduction to the energy industry, natural gas operations, electric power systems, the future of energy, gas engineering, electric engineering, sustainable energy, along with panel discussions with National Grid engineers regarding their education, interests and career. Note: For 2017, the Year 1 “Intro to Engineering Academy” is scheduled to be held from July 10 th – 14 th , 2017 at National Grid’s Learning Center in 25 Hub Drive, Melville, NY 11747 (Long Island). Qualifications Program Qualifications : If you are interested in enrolling in the Engineering Pipeline program, we encourage you to have a discussion with your guidance counselor and parents prior to completing the online application. Please keep in mind the application must be submitted by the April 15 th deadline. In addition to a strong interest in science and math, applicants: Must currently be enrolled in their junior year of high school Have an interest in science, technology, engineering or mathematics Hold a minimum cumulative GPA of 87 out of 100 Explain your desire to learn about engineering in a 250-word essay Submit two teacher evaluations Once accepted into the program, students must pursue an engineering degree, maintain a 3.0 GPA in college, and participate in ongoing Pipeline Program activities in order to be considered for future employment with National Grid. National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team. Job : Technical Training Primary Location : NY-Melville Organisation : Technical Training Schedule : Part-time Job Posting : Jan 23, 2017, 1:00:00 AM Unposting Date : Apr 15, 2017, 11:59:00 PM