Call for Applicants – 2018 Women’s Transportation Seminar-OC Transportation Academy 

Call for Applicants – 2018 WTS-OC Transportation Academy

The Women’s Transportation Seminar of Orange County will sponsor the 9th Annual Transportation Academy this August. The Transportation Academy is a two-week immersion program, offering undergraduate and graduate students a first-hand look at different facets of the transportation industry; the Academy is open to men and women. Students will visit 13 public and private agencies for half-day seminars to learn all about the transportation industry. The theme of the Academy this year is Innovation and participating agencies will highlight how they are innovating to meet future challenges and demands within the transportation industry. Participants will learn about management, finance, operations and planning, as well as engineering, construction management and public involvement principals. In addition to hearing from top executives within the transportation field, students will experience transportation first-hand through a series of onsite tours including live construction projects, tours of harbors and/or rail yards, tolling facilities, etc. Attached is a flyer with more information about the program.

 The application process has begun and the selection committee will choose 25 students to represent the Transportation Academy class of 2018. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018; we highly encourage all who are interested to apply early.  Attached you will find the Academy flyer and application with instructions on how to apply. The information is also available online at: www.wtsorangecounty.org/transportation-academy.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Student Outreach Committee at transportationacademywtsoc@gmail.com

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