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High School Outreach Programs

NPI programs help high school teachers and their students learn more about the nuclear industry and educational and career opportunities.

POWER SET: Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for Science, Engineering, and Technology

POWER SETprovides young women with the educational tools and support they need to pursue education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). After the 4th year of POWER SET's initiation, 83% of its graduating members have declared a STEM major in college with graduating GPAs (grade point averages) of 3.7.


There are currently POWER SET programs in Bay City, Louise, Palacios, Sweeny, Van Vleck, El Campo, Wharton, Glen Rose, Granbury and Foster Texas high schools. Learn More.

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The Foster High School POWERSET club visits the Fluor campus in Sugar Land, TX.

 

WIT: Workforce Industry Training

This program is for both female and male high school students who have an interest in STEM-related careers, but are interested in two-year technical degrees or certificates. By participating in WIT, students gain exposure to career opportunities and the confidence to consider further technical education. After the 2nd year of WIT, 84% of graduates pursue a STEM major with an average GPA of 3.6.
WIT currently operates in Bay City, Louise, Palacios, Sweeny, Van Vleck, El Campo, Wharton, Glen Rose, Granbury and Foster Texas High School. Learn More.