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Paid Internship Training Program

Event Dates and Times

9/11/2017
9/13/2017
9/18/2017
9/20/2017
9/25/2017
9/27/2017
10/2/2017
10/4/2017
10/9/2017
10/11/2017
10/16/2017
10/18/2017
10/23/2017
10/25/2017
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 jackie@jataylor.net
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.
Joan VanSickle Sloan, (865) 982-0981