Job shadowing opportunity for students interested in STEMS careers

High school, college and postgraduate students interested in engineering and other STEMS careers can shadow employees at Corporate Environmental Risk Management (CERM) on Dec. 21.

On its Job Shadow Day, the Tucker-based company is offering students direct access to its team of engineers, scientists and project managers from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Students also get to participate in hands-on activities and the opportunity to visit a project site to see their coursework applied in the field.

Al Edwards, CERM's managing director, said Job Shadow Day is ideal for students interested in civil engineering, environmental science, project management, or other related STEM or business fields. The deadline to apply is Dec. 7. To apply, visit

Since its inception in 1995, CERM has regularly hosted job shadow events offering students one-day interactive sessions with employees and business partners to gain hands-on experience.

Edwards said CERM’s program serves as an important educational tool to positively impact students and their decision-making around career planning while enhancing their academic experience.

“Several program participants have completed their studies and are currently working in industry-related markets across the U.S. for multinational organizations, governments and small businesses like CERM,” Edwards said.

CERM, a full-service minority-owned firm, specializes in environmental services, survey and mapping, remediation and contracting, program management, and engineering services.

It is located at 1990 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 300 in Tucker.  

For more information contact or 678-999-0173.