The WIT program empowers future professionals to learn about career opportunities from the inside out. NPI, secondary schools, and industry have created WIT to provide high school students with the tools, academic support and mentoring needed to pursue educational and career opportunities related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects.
Modeled on the POWER SET program, WIT is open to both male and female students in high schools and offers similar benefits and opportunities as POWER SET such as:
- Provides the educational tools and essential support to pursue educational professional opportunities in STEM technical fields.
- Sponsored by NPI in cooperation with the schools and industry
How do I join WIT?
The WIT program is open to junior and senior Texas high school students at least 14 years old with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Participants must be a U.S. citizen or a non-citizen authorized to work in the United States with an interest in pursuing a STEM technical degree. Other application requirements include:
- Formally submit an application for membership.
- If male, meet U.S. Military Selective Service registration requirements.
- If female, cannot be concurrently participating in the POWER SET program.
What do WIT participants do?
- Enjoy mentoring activities by industry professionals
- Visit local industry partners
- Participate in industry job shadowing
- Take part in professional development activities
- Visit universities and community colleges
- Participate in community service
- Hear from and meet guest speakers
- Have scholarship opportunities
Boys Resourcing Technology (BRT)
Our BRT Mentor Program provides positive high school students from the WIT organization to motivate pre-teen boys to cultivate leadership skills, boost character development and encourage science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subject acceleration. The program is a year-long commitment between the WIT member mentor and a BRT mentee.
BRT Mentor Program Goals
Stephenville High School Sponsor: Brian Salge