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Niklas Schneider


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I am very interested in the trades. I have experience in construction and electrical, I love working with my hands and having something tangible of my work. I am very determined to continue my education and find a good job.


Princeton High School

High School
2019 - 2023


  • Desired degree level:

    Trade School

  • Majors of interest:

    • Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians
    • Construction Trades, Other
    • Civil Engineering
    • Architectural Engineering
  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Civil Engineering

    • Dream career goals:

    • Manager

      Apollo Theater
      2020 – Present4 years



    2019 – 20223 years


    2019 – Present5 years


    • History

      Princeton High School — Researcher
      2022 – 2022

    Future Interests




    Parker Holder Memorial Scholarship
    Ever since I was little I had a love for architecture and construction. My favorite toys growing up were Lego bricks and Lincoln Logs. All of my teachers used to tell my parents "He's going to be an architect when he is older." I used to go with my grandfather to Home Depot to help him carry lumber and materials and later help him install OSB on the walls of his basement. He never became a real carpenter, in some way I'm sure this is one of his regrets. Maybe this is why I am so interested in construction and carpentry, picking up something that my grandfather wishes he did. He recently gave me a worn and tattered tool belt and it means a lot to me. Besides the fact that my grandpa has inspired me to pursue this career, I also have a large enjoyment of construction and working with my hands. Last year I was enrolled in a building trades class where I learned many helpful techniques and skills. In the class, we learned how to frame a house and we actually worked on a tiny home that was commissioned. This was a great way to continue my knowledge and provide real world experience of what it is like to be in the construction business. However recently, I have grown very fond of electrician work. There is no emotional connection to electrical work like construction. The only thing is that many of the people that are in the trades that I have spoken to, recommended electrician as a career. They say that it can be very profitable. The residential wiring class that I am currently taking has been very enriching and I have learned a great amount so far. At the beginning of the year I came in completely blind, I had no knowledge or previous experience of electrical work. In my eyes, I have come a long way since the start of the class. I just recently learned how to wire a recessed fan and light for a bathroom along with GFCI outlets. We have not yet gone out as a class to wire a real building but it is on the schedule. Whatever I choose to pursue, whether it is electrical or construction work, I will be determined to do the best work I can. I love both trades and I would be extremely happy to do either of the two as a career.