What is First 2 Conserve?
- George Mason University’s Early Identification Program and Dominion Energy and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has partnered to provide the Dominion Energy’s Building Hispanic Talent Initiative for Latinx, racial minorities, and first-generation college bound students.
- EIP will be hosting the First2Conserve: Careers in STEM & Alternative energy summer bridge program
- The program is held in the summer and is hybrid with the first two weeks online and the remaining four weeks in person on the George Mason Fairfax campus and field trip venue
- As a part of this program, 60 students will participate in career readiness activities, take course work to prepare them for core courses in the upcoming year, and will receive up to 4 college credits from George Mason University
- The program will culminate with a daylong field trip in the final week to Dominion Energy headquarters located in Richmond, VA to meet and shadow professionals in the alternative energy field, learn about the latest developments in green technology, and tour their corporate facilities