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


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: Professional development | Colleges and universities | Financial management

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