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National Summer Transportation Institute

Release Date: May 18, 2018

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo

719-549-2810

Colorado State University-Pueblo offers Summer Transportation Institute, July 23-August 3

PUEBLO - Secondary school students can investigate the transportation industry as a possible career choice as part of a two-week, non-residential National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) at Colorado State University-Pueblo in July. CSU–Pueblo Civil Engineering Technology faculty will conduct the Institute from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 23 – August 3, for students in grades 6 through 8 attending public or private schools in Colorado. Students interested in the program are encouraged to apply immediately.

Space in the program is limited to a maximum of 24 students, who will receive a full scholarship, covering tuition, daily transportation to and from School (in Pueblo County), stationery, laboratory usage and supplies, field trips, and meals during the two-week course being sponsored by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and financed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

The program increases awareness of and stimulates interest in the transportation field by offering teens seminars, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Student participants will be introduced to engineering basics and a variety of transportation systems, learn about career opportunities in transportation and the relevant educational and skill requirements, and have the opportunity to meet people who work in the transportation industry.

To be considered for the program, a student must complete an NSTI application available online www.csupueblo.edu/ceeps/conferences-contests or through CSU-Pueblo by July 4, 2018

Interested students may contact the NSTI office at CSU-Pueblo by emailing CET@csupueblo.edu  or calling 719-549-2890.

 

 

Colorado State University-Pueblo is committed to excellence, setting the standard for regional comprehensive universities in teaching, research, and service by providing leadership and access for its region, while maintaining its commitment to diversity.
 
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