Providing students with real world exposure 

STEP 1
BRINGING THE STUDENTS TO OUR BUSINESS TO SHOW THEM WHAT WE DO 
STEP 2
 
PROVIDING THEM WITH REAL
 PROBLEMS IN OUR COMPANY TO WORK ON SOLVING
STEP 3
VISITING THE SCHOOL TO CHECK ON THEIR PROGRESS AND GIVE INSIGHTS
STEP 4
HEARING THE STUDENTS' FINAL PRESENTATIONS 
   
STEP 5
IMPLEMENTING THEIR SOLUTIONS INTO OUR COMPANY AS PERMANENT CHANGES

EAFab is a proud industry partner of the STEAM programs at Upper St. Clair, South Fayette, Mt. Lebanon, Bethel Park, and Peters Township high schools. These programs give students the opportunity to solve real problems in our company.

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Christopher Allen, Instructor

PTHS

They can actually work on something, as opposed to just turning in an assignment for a grade. They have to explain what they did. They have to build it. They have to explain what they did wrong and keep on going.

Andrew Berlin, Student 

USCHS Class of 2016

My first exposure to real world problem solving was with EAFab in the STEAM program. This experience directed me to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering and eventually a career in consulting. In my role, I will be solving difficult problems for clients which is similar to the work I was able to do with EAFab!

Brad Kszastowski, Instructor

BPHS

The problems posed to them by EAFab were varied in scope and required the students to explore new subject areas that they might not otherwise have the opportunity to learn about.

Nico Paolina, Student

USCHS Class of 2019

Working with EAFab allowed me to explore the different types of engineering, before I had to actually settle on a single one. They also showed me the importance of different characteristics of the job, while teaching me to adapt varied skills with the help of my colleagues.

One of our students' real projects

PROBLEM

Unkempt and inefficient tool carts

PROCESS

Designing and building

SOLUTION

New and improved tool cart