Education, particularly the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), is a foundational component of success in the 21st century and crucial for society’s ability to innovate, problem-solve and compete. Fluor invests in programs that inspire and prepare students to excel in STEM disciplines and careers, and is committed to the development of our next generation STEM workforce.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Fluor invests in higher education and university programs, as well as those benefiting primary and secondary schools. In 2015, Fluor and our employees provided more than 86,000 students with more than 1.9 million hours of STEM training and enrichment by investing in school-based curricular enhancements, outreach and high quality out-of-school time activities. Examples include Fluor’s Craft Education Initiative, Engineers Week activities and partnerships with Girls Scouts® and Boys & Girls Clubs of America®.
Global University Sponsorship Program
Through the Global University Sponsorship Program, Fluor sponsors annual grants and scholarships at selected universities with a focus on engineering, construction and business programs. Through these partnerships, Fluor executive teams work with the universities to prepare students for tomorrow's global and technical workforce.
View a list of Fluor University partnerships.
Craft Education Initiative
Fluor is committed to increasing awareness, participation and achievement in craft disciplines, thereby shaping the future of the construction workforce. Through the Craft Education Initiative, Fluor is investing its resources in targeting schools, colleges and initiatives that increase student awareness, pursuit and completion of high-value construction industry certifications. Since the program’s inception in 2013, Fluor’s financial and in-kind contributions have totaled more than $300,000. The program demonstrates Fluor’s position as a leader in workforce development through the leveraging of philanthropic investments. To date, 1,160 students have been enrolled in Fluor-supported classrooms and students earned 298 welding and OSHA certifications.