Media Advisory -- Newport News Shipbuilding to Host Engineering Career Days Event for Area High School Students

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ADVISORY, Feb. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

 

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Newport News Shipbuilding will host area high school sophomores and juniors for hands-on learning about engineering careers as part of the annual engineering career day events. This year's event is sponsored by Newport News, NASA Langley Research Center, Jefferson Lab and the Peninsula Engineers Council.
     
When: Thursday, Feb. 20 Southside high school students
  Friday, Feb. 21 Peninsula high school students
     
  Schedule for both days:
  9 a.m. Open house – Students talk to company representatives about their fields of interest
  10 a.m. Opening remarks
  10:20 a.m. Students rotate between career tables
  11:30 a.m. Students participate in an engineering design challenge
  12:15 p.m. Lunch
  12:40 p.m. Recognition of design challenge winners
     
Where: Former Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School gymnasium
  3900 Marshall Ave.
  Newport News, Va.
     
RSVP: Christie Miller, Huntington Ingalls Industries, (757) 380-3581
  Christine.Miller@hii-co.com

About Huntington Ingalls

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder at its Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions. Employing more than 37,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, HII also provides a wide variety of products and services to the commercial energy industry and other government customers, including the Department of Energy. For more information, visit:

 

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