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Wit

Workforce Industry Training

www.nuclearpowerinstitute.org

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.