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Career Day at catena consulting engineers
November 8 | 8:15 am - 12:00 pm
Dream of a career in engineering? Spend the day with catena consulting engineers!
Career Day Information
Learn about careers within structural engineering with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance!
- Go behind the scenes at catena consulting engineers to see the critical work that structural engineers do in the construction industry.
- Here about the intricacies of the structural engineering world from a practicing professional and participate in a hands-on building activity.
- Learn what it takes to build safe, sustainable buildings.
- Then tour a construction site at Portland State University to see a building through an engineer's eyes.
Please note that this Career Day will be ending at a different location than the start. It will start at the catena consuting offices in the Lloyd Center, and end downtown near PSU at 401 SW Harrison St. Trimet field trip passes will be provided to students, who will take public transit from one location to the other.
Check-in & Eligibility
Check-in at 8:15 am. Program starts promptly at 8:30 am and ends at 12:00 pm. Open to high school students from PWA's partner school districts. Limited space may be available for tri-county school districts.
Breakfast and will be provided by catena consulting engineers.
Students should wear long pants and comfortable, low heel, closed-toe shoes and a coat/jacket depending on the weather.
Download the printable flyer here.
Portland Public Schools: Talk to your career counselor.
North Clackamas, Gresham-Barlow, Reynolds School Districts: Fill out this PWA Permission Form and Andersen Construction Permission Form and email (via scan or photo) to email@example.com and await confirmation.
Registration closes: When filled. Seats fill fast! Sign up today.
Students from other school districts are welcome when space permits. Join our waiting list by filling out this PWA Permission Form and Andersen Construction Permission Form . Email forms (via scan or photo) to firstname.lastname@example.org and await confirmation.