Engineering

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The Sky’s the Limit for United Airlines Interns

Fifteen Denver Public Schools (DPS) CareerConnect students are getting a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to run an airport through a summer internship with United Airlines. “It’s very different from being on a plane and just seeing the flight...
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McKinstry Brings Engineering into the Classroom

John F Kennedy High School celebrated the completion of their first partnership with McKinstry, an engineering firm in Golden. McKinstry does consulting, construction, energy work, and facility services. But they especially thrive off giving back to local...
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East High Debuts EngineeringConnect Building

East High celebrated the opening of their new EngineeringConnect building on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. For Joel Noble, East’s EngineeringConnect teacher, this has been a dream in the making for the past 12 years. During the ribbon-cutting ceremony,...
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Industry Leaders & Teachers Work to Innovate Classroom

CareerConnect hosted an Engineering Summit on April 6, 2016 where teachers from across the district, higher ed representatives, and industry leaders gathered to discuss engineering and education. Hosted by the newly opened East High School’s engineering...
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Soft Skills Training Prepares Students for Summer Internships

Interviewing for a job, handling difficult workplace situations, and writing professional emails aren’t skills that are typically taught in a classroom.  But on Saturday afternoon, dozens of Denver Public Schools CareerConnect students assembled to...
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Robotics: Programming Success

East High School’s Robotics Club is more than just an after school activity. Students work on off hours, through dinner and under deadline to get their robot ready for competition. These students are passionate, driven, and are learning skills that...
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Smashing Concrete, Learning Tons – Bureau of Reclamation

At the Bureau of Reclamation, engineers, researchers, scientists and others get to work on some incredible projects. The Bureau monitors, sells, and researches water across the state of Colorado. They build dams, power plants, and canals. They also research...
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Future Engineers Gather at STEMscape

This past weekend, EngineeringConnect students from Denver Public Schools traveled to Breckenridge to attend the annual STEMscape event at the American Astronautical Society Conference. STEMscape is a partnership between Lockheed Martin and the University...
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Black History Month Feature – Jacqueline Scales

Jacqueline Scales sits in her office at Martin Luther King Jr Early College. She’s the CareerConnect Pathways Director and helps students discover the college and career opportunities they’d like to pursue. Jacqueline — she prefers Jacque — is...
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CU Boulder Hosts Girls in Engineering Students

John F Kennedy High School’s EngineeringConnect program teamed up with CU Boulder to establish a Girls in Engineering group. The goal is to help girls realize and explore their potential to become an engineer and give them an up close and personal look...
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