By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class
The students, enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering and Technologies (MET) program at ODU, toured the bow area of
One of the students,
"Being in this program is not only going to help me further my career in engineering, but because I have prior military experience I have hands-on training not many other students have," said Kammerer.
At the shipyard the students were greeted by
"I was very excited to meet these students," said Fuller. "I am a graduate of the ODU MET program as well."
Fuller talked to the students about the various jobs engineers have aboard the ship and in the shipyard.
"Understanding what engineers do while in a shipyard is vital for my career," said Kammerer. "I plan on moving to
Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) facilitators organized the visit with NNS directors to not only educate the students but also show them what the shipyard has to offer from an educational and occupational standpoint.
"Seeing what the shipyard has to offer from the civilian point of view is very beneficial," said Kammerer.
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