WIT

Workforce Industry Training

The WIT program is for both female and male high school students who have an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) related careers, two-year technical degrees, and/or certificates. By participating in WIT, students gain exposure to career opportunities and the confidence to consider further technical education.

WIT offers benefits and opportunities such as:

  • Provides the educational tools and essential support to pursue educational professional opportunities in STEM technical fields.
  • Sponsored by the Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) at Texas A&M University in cooperation with schools and industrys

What do WIT participants do?

  • Enjoy mentoring activities by industry professionals
  • Visit local industry partners
  • Participate in industry job shadowing
  • Take part in professional development activities
  • Visit universities and community colleges
  • Participate in community service
  • Hear from and meet guest speakers
  • Have scholarship opportunities

How do I join WIT?

To be eligible for WIT you must

  • Be 14 years of age or older;
  • Be in the 11th  or 12th grade of a Texas high school;
  • Be a U.S. citizen or a non-citizen authorized to work in the U.S.;
  • Have a GPA of 2.5;
  • Have an interest in pursuing a STEM technical degree;
  • Submit an application for membership;
  • If male, meet U.S. Military Selective Service registration requirements;
  • Not be concurrently participating in the POWER SET program.

 

 

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