What: ACE Mentor Program of Greater Boston, the free after-school program run by local design and construction professionals with the goal of inspiring high school students to pursue careers in the architecture, construction and engineering industries, is hosting an online information session regarding this year’s virtual after-school program on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. EST. All high school students, parents and administrators in the Greater Boston area and beyond are invited to attend the one-hour informative session.
ACE Mentor Program is a free offering for high school students, grades 9-12, to learn about design and construction from mentors who work in those fields. Participating companies will be providing virtual tours of constructions sites, engineering labs and professional offices to give students a sense of their future work environments.
The program will meet once a week online in the fall, and students will be provided with take-home kits to work on assignments remotely. For this year’s project, students will design and create a construction plan for a residential home, working within certain budget, environmental and site requirements.
ACE of Greater Boston runs its mentor program from October 2020 through March 2021, officially beginning with the Student Kick-Off event in early October. Please note the date will vary depending on the site location the participant is assigned to. For more information on the ACE after-school program and how to sign up for the upcoming information session, please visit the registration site. If you are unable to attend this session, but are interested in the program – please visit the ACE of Greater Boston website to register for the next available session!
When: Thursday, September 17, 2020, 6:00 – 7:00 PM ET
Where: ZOOM – RSVP to receive the link.
About ACE Mentor Program of America©:
ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc. (ACE) is a non-profit organization, which seeks to introduce talented and motivated students to the architecture, construction, and engineering industries. ACE performs this function through local affiliates in over 66 locations throughout the country. Along with its affiliates, ACE is the industry’s fastest growing high-school mentor program in the country, reaching over 9,700 students in 2017-2018 alone. In addition to exposing students to real-world opportunities, the program financially supports students furthering their education through scholarships and grants. Nationally, ACE and its affiliates have awarded over $17.5 million in scholarships since the program started in 1994. For more information, please visit www.acegreaterboston.org.