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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 Scholar in the National Grid Pipeline program, you will be given the opportunity to gain exposure to the energy/utility engineering field 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 upon graduation from college. During the first two years, selected candidates will take part in onsite 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 2018, the Year 1 “Intro to Engineering Academy” is scheduled to be held at the National Grid’s Learning Center in 25 Hub Drive, Melville, NY 11747 on July 9 th - 13 th . 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. Applicants must: Have an interest in science, technology, engineering or mathematics Currently be enrolled in their junior year of high school, scheduled to finish by July 1 Hold a minimum cumulative GPA of 87 out of 100 When applying the following documentation must be provided with your careers profile in order to be considered: A 250- word essay explaining your desire to learn more about engineering High School transcript Two teacher evaluation/recommendation forms Once accepted into the program, students must pursue an engineering degree, maintain a 3.0 GPA in college, and participate in ongoing Engineering Pipeline Program activities in order to be considered for future employment with National Grid. For more information, please see our Website ( ) 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 : Feb 21, 2018, 5:00:00 AM Unposting Date : Apr 16, 2018, 3:59:00 AMAdvertisement