Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick St., Maryville, TN 37804
Are you between the ages of 18 – 26 and would you like to get paid to intern at a local manufacturer? Register today and gain training and real-world, hands-on manufacturing experience with the possibility of getting hired permanently. Training will be in Dorothy Herron Room B at the Blount County Public Library. Spaces are limited and registration is required. To register, contact Jackie Taylor at (865) 680-7668 or email email@example.com Classes continue from Monday, September 11 to Wednesday, October 25, 2017.
The program consists of three components:
1) 3 weeks of Workforce Readiness Training o Training will run from September 11–29 from 1-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. During this time participants will receive training in skills needed to obtain and maintain a job in the manufacturing field. Participants will receive a $300 stipend upon completion of this component. 2) 100 hours of hands-on manufacturing experience interning with a Blount County manufacturer o The Internship will be at a local manufacturer where participants will be paid $10/hr. for 100 hours, get hands-on job experience, and potentially get certifications such as forklift operation. 3) 2 half-days of Follow-up, Career Fair and Graduation o Participants then return for Follow-up, Career Fair and Graduation on Tuesday, October 24th and Wednesday, October 25th, 1-5 p.m. both days. Participants will receive a $40 stipend upon completion of this component. Participants must complete all three components.