Project: Accelerate!, or #PA!, is a collaborative cross section of the construction, engineering, design and trades industries program devised to work in concert to expose, reinforce and expand careers for women in those fields

About the Program:

The program is built on a basic tenet that knowledge is power and that speaking the language of an industry is fundamental to acquiring higher levels of success.  We achieve this goal by actively mentoring and connecting participants to opportunity and best next steps.

8 weeks
1 full 8 hour day a week
50% of time will be dedicated to classroom/lecture/workshop
25% of instruction will be active lab-related
25% of time will be site visits and active project tours, virtual and/or in real-time/real life

Application Portal Now Open

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: October 22, 2020
  • Applicant Interviews: Rolling interviews the month of October
  • Program Start Date: November 6, 2020
  • Post Program Community Day: November 30, 2020
  • Program End Date: January 15, 2021
  • Certificate Presentation & Achievement Brunch: January 22, 2021

Application Process

  • Click the Apply Now button
  • Fill out the Required fields and submit
  • Submit an email in a zipped file (First Name Last Name) to the following information:
    • Letter of character or recommendation
    • 200 word personal essay on why this opportunity is important to your personal or professional advancement
    • Complete a personal interview, online
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