This year’s fall Kick-Off event, being held at the Pratt & Whitney Museum Hanger is sure to be a fantastic networking opportunity not only for students, but also companies looking for potential interns! Companies expected to attend include Wood Group, CT Corsiar, Doncasters, Warnaco, and many UTC divisions such as P&W, Hamilton (now UT Aerospace Systems), UTRC, UTC Power, Sikorsky, Otis, etc..


Kick-Off Date: September 28th, 2012 from 2pm – 5pm


For more information, check out our Kick-Off brochure below! Printed versions should be arriving at consortium institutions in the near future!



There will be a bus leaving from Konover at 1:30 pm heading to the P&W event. Should you  need a ride, we ask that you show up before this time.

To sign up for the bus, please email



There will be a bus leaving from University of Bridgeport at Park Avenue and University Avenue at 12:15pm. Please arrive for the bus before this time. (University of Bridgeport Map)

The bus will continue to University of New Haven for another pick up and will be there between 12:45pm-1pm at the Athletic Center in front of Charger Gymnasium (you may park your car here as well). The bus will then leave for P&W. (University of New Haven Map)

To sign up for the bus, please contact your campus director.


Directions to Event

Directions to P&W Museum Hanger

Map of P&W Museum Hanger and Parking


Advertising Materials

2012 Kick-Off Brochure


The following companies have confirmed they will be attending the event:

  • AdChem Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. (ACMT)
  • Aerospace Alloys, Inc.
  • Capewell Components Co., LLC
  • Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT)
  • Connecticut Corsair
  • Doncaster New England Air Foil, Products Division
  • Dymotek Corp.
  • East Hartford Chamber of Commerce
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • New England Air Museum
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • SPX Precision Components
  • Tetra Engineering Group, Inc.
  • United Technologies Corporation
  • UTC Aerospace Systems
  • United Technologies Research Center


This event and the opportunities provided are for Connecticut Space Grant Consortium member institution students.