Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Rail Night XIII is next week Tuesday, and Registration is open now. Reserve your seat today!
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WHAT: Presented by the Railroad Engineering & Activities Club (REAC), this is our showcase event that brings rail industry companies from all over to our very own Michigan Tech. Interact with a dozen rail industry employers in a casual environment, which also includes a sit-down dinner and an enlightening keynote address! Plus, students will have a chance to win one of many door and raffle prizes during the event - which is covered by our modest $5 registration fee. A detailed schedule is listed at the bottom of this message.
WHEN: October 3rd, 2017 from 5-8:30 pm
WHERE: Memorial Union Building (MUB) Ballroom
WHY: This is the unparalleled opportunity to ask questions of industry people, build out your network, and of course have fun. The Rail Industry is proud to be a "green" transportation solution and is looking to build out their ranks with great young people! Many Tech Alum in the industry increases your chances with hiring on - Tech folk hire Tech people! This is an exciting event which only comes around once per year!
WIN: A certificate for a one-day snowmobile rental from Copper Country Rentals - a $200 value! Other prizes include a $50 and a $25 gift card to the campus bookstore, and many more smaller giveaways. You're automatically entered by signing up, but you must be present to win!
SIGN-UP: Registration can be completed online at the following link - follow the directions to student registration. The $5 registration fee covers our raffle prizes and dinner event. tinyurl.com/z8usd82
Or you can stop by in person and register at our table in Fisher Hall Lobby from 10-2, on September 27 and 28 - that's this Wednesday and Thursday.
Any questions or concerns may be directed at achristm@mtu.edu or dannelso@mtu.edu
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Rail Night Schedule:
5-6pm - Industry Discussion Panel - Here what members of the industry have to say.
6-7pm - Social Hour! Talk to many industry reps in a casual environment.
7-8:30pm - Dinner and Keynote Address! More chances to meet and greet around the table, and hear from Kevin Riddett, the CEO of Railworks, a major player in the engineering side of the railroad industry.
Hope to see you there!