The 2nd Annual Team SPAWAR MESA Training Academy took place at the SPAWAR Old Town facility in San Diego, California, on Friday, April 18, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The purpose of the training academy was to expose a diverse group of college level engineering, math, and science students to the world of Civil Service employment and the skills needed to succeed in the workplace as an acquisition professional or engineer.
SPAWAR facilitated discussions and training regarding Employment Programs and Benefits, The New Professional Program, Life as a New Professional, Lean Six Sigma and Continuous Process Improvement led by Alan Philpott, Chris Miller, Roger Copeland, Pam Field, and Ayax Ramirez.
A total of 18 MESA students attended the training academy – 4 MESA students from San Diego City College, 2 MESA students from Southwestern Community College, and 12 MESA Engineering Program/Maximizing Science Potential students from San Diego State University.
The San Diego MESA Alliance would like to thank SPAWAR for their time and incredible work put forth into creating professional development and career relevant learning opportunities for our future – the students.
For more information – Team SPAWAR – PEO C41.