WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —Registration is open for a free engineering-focused program April 10 at Purdue geared toward high school juniors.

“Juniors Exploring Engineering at Purdue” is sponsored by the Women in Engineering Program and is targeted specifically toward young women with an engineering focus. Juniors, their parents and teachers are invited.

Registration deadline is April 3.

Participants will meet professors, Purdue engineering students and practicing women engineers. They will hear from representatives from the first-year engineering program, admissions and other areas.

Students can choose two engineering disciplines to explore more deeply during the event. They also may choose an informative session from among the areas of Professional Practice experiences, Global Engineering, Engineering Projects in Community Service and Honors Engineering plus several other interest areas.

The event runs from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided in the Purdue Memorial Union ballrooms with a presentation by a Purdue alumna.

Those arriving on April 9 are invited to attend a reception in the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering. Visit http://www.engineering.purdue.edu/WIEP for more information and online registration.

SOURCE: News release from Purdue University