FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 17, 2013
Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Hanson participates in Pleasant Plains High School Junior Job Shadow Day
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield, Ill., headquarters recently hosted several high school students for a day of learning about the engineering profession.
Hanson participated in Pleasant Plains High School Junior Job Shadow Day on March 21. Five juniors from the school’s pre-engineering program spent several hours with Hanson engineers and technicians. The students were given an overview of various services and disciplines for civil, electrical and mechanical projects. The students arrived in the morning and stayed through early afternoon. Hanson provided lunch.
Hanson hosts students throughout the year for job-shadowing events as part of the company’s dedication to building engineering’s future. These events and other opportunities, such as internships and participation in engineering-based student contests, help foster interest in the profession.
Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, architecture, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703. The office may be reached by phone: (217) 788-2450 or fax: (217) 788-2503.