The National Society of Black Engineers has announced the dates and locations for its 2015 Summer Engineering Experience for Kids program, or SEEK. Founded in 2007, SEEK is the nation’s largest summer engineering program geared toward African American pre-college students. SEEK participants engage in team-based, competitive engineering design activities and learn science, technology, engineering and math concepts under the guidance of SEEK mentors: NSBE college student members from across the U.S. The ultimate goal of the program is to increase the number of college engineering students and engineering professionals among African Americans, a community starkly underrepresented in this field. [Related #BESMART: Check Out This Special Portal for Minority Students, Educators […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Non Student Summer Maintenance Opportunities PennDOT offers seasonal employment, both summer (April through October) and winter (October through March) programs, for non-students in positions across the Commonwealth. There are two types of employment with the Commonwealth requiring separate applications; Non-Civil Service, and Civil Service. 1. Non-Civil Service – Bureau of State Employment Referral Source: Non-Civil Service positions Minimum Wage Rate (subject to change) . Transportation Equipment Operator A $13.81 Please note: The hourly pay rate is $16.55 in Districts 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 8-0 and Allegheny County only. To view a map of the Districts, click on ‘PennDOT Organizations’ from our homepage. Drill Operator $15.55 Highway Maintenance Worker $12.25 Custodial Workers […]Continue Reading... No Comments.