Reach the engineers of the future

Grainger Engineering is at the heart of Illinois, and is committed to extending the benefits of engineering and STEM education to everyone. From programs for budding engineers to support for underrepresented groups, we make it our mission to spread the knowledge and possibilities that come from a world-class engineering institution.

CampustownBy sponsoring these outreach programs, you assist in increasing awareness of your company to young people and promoting interest in STEM.

Your company will benefit as more students develop an interest in engineering and you create and build a pipeline of talent.

Sample programs: 

  • GAMES – a week-long camp for high school girls that enables them to explore engineering and science fields through demonstrations, presentations, hands-on activities, and interaction with women in technical fields
  • Illinois First – 4 programs: Robotics Competition, Tech Challenge, LEGO League, and Junior LEGO League for ages 6 - 18
  • Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) – Summer Camps and Programs for high school students with an interest in STEM
  • Nano-CEMMS offers several nanotechnology education programs for middle and high school students, underrepresented students, college students, and teachers