Job shadow program inspires next generation of innovators
Area high school students (from left) Rosemary Wildermuth and Darryl Bronner learned about electrical connectors from Dan O'Brien, a technician on loan from the University of Dayton Research Institute to the Electrical Failure Analysis team at the Air Force Research Laboratory Materials Integrity Branch during a job Shadow Day at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Oct. 27, 2017. The bi-annual event, put on by the Air Force Research Laboratory's Educational Outreach Office, is designed for students to experience on the job real-life experiences, and allow them to explore a lot of potential career field opportunities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi)