New Jersey Institute of Technology Hosts Fifth Annual Engineering Career Day For High School Students

NEWARK, October 23-- The Newark College of Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology will host its fifth annual career day for high school students, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002. Students and teachers meet NJIT faculty and students, tour the campus and laboratories, see demonstrations, and participate in hands-on-activities.

The program also offers high school students more information about specific engineering fields of study at NJIT. The fields include biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, civil and environmental engineering, electrical and computer engineering, industrial and manufacturing engineering and mechanical engineering.

Last year more than 600 students participated who are enrolled in both private and public high schools. To learn more about participating in this year’s event, contact your local high school guidance counselor.


NJIT is a public, scientific and technological research university enrolling more than 8,800 students. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to students in 80 degree programs throughout its six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors College and College of Computing Sciences. The division of continuing professional education offers adults eLearning, off campus degrees and short courses. Expertise and research initiatives include architecture and building science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, environmental engineering and science, information technology, manufacturing, materials, microelectronics, multimedia, telecommunications, transportation and solar astrophysics. Yahoo! Internet Life magazine cites NJIT as a "perennially most wired" university.

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