Career Guidance Programs for Minority Youth

by Lawrence M. Moy, (M.ASCE), Chf.; Expressway-Major Highway Div., Philadelphia Dept. of Streets, Philadelphia, PA,
James E. Roembke, (M.ASCE), Deputy Asst. Dir. of Civ. Defense (Tech. Services); U.S. Dept. of Defense, Washington, D.C.,


Serial Information: Engineering Issues: Journal of Professional Activities, 1974, Vol. 100, Issue 3, Pg. 207-212


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Influencing the low entry rates of minorities into engineering is the lack of awareness, contact, or identification with engineers or scientists by minority youth and their parents, along with a lack of understanding of necessary college preparation or inadequate financial means. The discovery by minority youth that technical engineering knowledge is one of the keys to equality is a realization that all ASCE members should welcome and encourage.

Subject Headings: Colleges and universities | Financial management | Professional development

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