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Workforce Industry Training
Welcome to East Bernard High School
Workforce Industry Training
Sponsor: Yvonne Naiser & Karen Riley
What is WIT?

This program is for high school students who have interest in expanding their knowledge and understanding and/or careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). More specifically, the program is designed for mentoring and encouragement to prepare students for STEM-rich programs at universities, two year technical colleges, and technical certificate programs. By participating in WIT, students gain exposure to higher education and career opportunities while building the confidence to consider further STEM education.  


The WIT program engages students through local sponsors within participating schools in the State of Texas. 


How do I join?
To be eligible to join WIT:
    • Be 14 years of age or older
    • Be in 11th or 12th grade in a Texas high school
    • Have a GPA of 3.0
    • Have an interest in pursuing a STEM technical degree
    • Submit an application for membership
    • Must be interviewed by the sponsor and one other person
What do WIT participants do?
    • Visit universities and  community colleges
    • Visit local industry partners
    • Participate in community service
    • Hear from and meet guest speakers
    • Have scholarship opportunities
The NPI/WIT Relationship
The Workforce Industry Training (WIT) program is funded and supported by the Nuclear Power Institute (NPI), a joint center for Texas A&M University (TAMU) and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES).
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