For high schools

We work to expose high school students to STEM in the workplace by hosting job shadows, internships and mentoring. These experiences engage high school students and create pathways as they make academic and career choices. It is our intent that these programs will help students. For this reason, our Human Resources team collaborates with local technical programs to ensure we are helping to develop relevant workplace skills.

At Hypertherm Associates we host:

Through grant funding we support:

Through volunteering we support:

  • Summer institute
  • Job shadow
  • School tours – hands-on activities, cutting, career talk
  • Teacher workshops
  • SkillsUSA
  • Makerspaces
  • Lego and Robotics league teams
  • STEM Pathways
  • Workforce readiness
  • STEM panels: STEM presentation series (469 9th grade students in 2016)
  • Interactions with subject matter experts.


“The hands on and team work experiences provided by participation on a FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team provides critical supplementary training for all STEM students” Christopher Pillsbury, coach and former member of the FRC Team 95 and Hypertherm Associates Design Engineer, Torches and Consumables Mechanized Team.

Robotics team event