1 New England Exec Park ♦ Burlington,
STEM Contact: Joanne Ouillette ♦ (781) 273-2234 ♦ Joanne.firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.lockheedmartin.com/aboutus/community/education/index.html
Lockheed Martin is a global security company that is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
STEM Partnership Summary
Contests: Lockheed Martin hosts MathCounts©, a national
competition that promotes middle school
School-Based Activities: Space
program that brings astronauts and aerospace professionals together
with students to generate excitement and learning around STEM
topics. This program involves hands-on activities led by industry representatives. Lockheed Martin employees also participate
in National Engineers Week activities with schools and community
organizations. In addition, Lockheed Martin is an active participant in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) program, sponsoring five regional competitions and providing grants for more than 50 teams mentored by Lockheed Martin volunteers.
Mentoring: Lockheed Martin offers a nationwide mentoring program for students in grades k-12. The program is designed to encourage students to consider careers in enginnering.
Apprenticeship Program: Lockheed Martin
has developed a comprehensive 3-5 year apprenticeship program
which provides on-the-job training
integrated with academic instruction for high school age students . Students who
complete the program are able to enter the workforce with strong
IT skills as well as a solid academic background. Note: Although the program is NOT currently offered in MA the company does provide
information on the model which could be valuable to others
wishing to explore this type of STEM partnership activity.
Internships and Cooperative Education: Lockheed Martin also offers internships and/or cooperative
in the areas of IT and engineering related to the defense industry. These opportunities are designed for college students, and are offered at the Burlington location. Available positions are
posted on Lockheed Martin's national Web site and are scheduled around summer and school breaks. http://www.lockheedmartinjobs.com/college_internships.asp
Types of Educational Outreach Opportunities
Representatives for Career
Internships (college level)
Cooperative Education (college level)
Supplies or Equipment
Donations (gift match for colleges and universities)
Academic Subjects Related to Activities
(reading, writing, speaking)