ACE’s Maryland affiliates give local high school students an opportunity to explore potential careers in architecture, engineering and construction. Mentored by experienced professionals from local building industry firms, students participate as teams in a variety of exciting and engaging activities.
These might include field trips to construction sites, visits to university engineering and other construction-related departments, lectures by industry experts and tours of professional offices. In addition, student teams and their mentors collaborate on projects that simulate genuine industry situations.
The result is a practical way to learn about the tools and procedures building industry professionals use to translate abstract ideas into the structures that make up our everyday world.
These affiliates also offer various kinds of financial assistance to those who decide to pursue a post-high-school course of study leading to a career in the building industry.
So if you’re interested in science, math and/or design, we can show you how to use those interests to build your life while you build the world of tomorrow. To learn more, click on the cities listed under Maryland to the left.