As the pressure increases for technological advancements, companies are competing to produce the next big innovation that helps society work smarter, not harder. The demand for talent from the STEM sector is growing and necessary to help vital career fields for things such as medical and engineering advancements.
This past weekend, Consumers Energy sponsored the FIRST Championship for high school robotics teams across the world. The competition was held in Michigan, with 90 local teams participating - more than any other state!
By supporting events like the FIRST Championship, Consumers Energy hopes to advance the development of skills employers in the area need, from manufacturing and engineering to marketing and communications.
Ninety Teams from Michigan Compete; State Has Most Robotics Squads in U.S.
DETROIT, April 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy is excited to sponsor the FIRST Championship for high school robotics students, a marquee event that brings teams from across the globe and tens of thousands of visitors to Detroit -- and a showplace for the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) talent here in Michigan.
Booz Allen Hamilton is proud to participate in and sponsor the 2016 FIRST® Championship, where science, technology, and engineering merge with the thrill of competitive sports! Beginning today at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO, students from around the world will compete at FIRST Championship after several months of preparation and local competition.