Apprenticeship combines on-the-job training and related classroom instruction. Hands-on and theoretical training prepares workers for highly skilled and specialized occupations. Apprenticeship programs are sponsored by individual employer and/or employer associations, or by joint employer and labor groups.
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Through Student Leaders®, Bank of America recognizes high school students who lead and serve in their own communities and beyond. We connect Student Leaders to tools and resources to help make communities better.
As a Student Leader, you will:
• Work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks
• Attend the weeklong Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.
• Develop leadership and career skills
• Connect with like-minded students from your own community and across the country Juniors and Seniors:
Glaxo-Smith Kline Glaxo Smith Kline's (GSK’s) Apprentice Program offers 1st year college-enrolled students, and recent or upcoming high school graduates, the chance to begin a career with a leader in the global healthcare industry. Program benefits include:
An entry-level opportunity to train and work with skilled industry professionals while earning an hourly wage, yearly increases, time-off with pay, a comprehensive healthcare plan, and more.
The chance to study towards an Associate’s degree at Wake Tech Community College in academics aligned to the specific apprentice role, fully funded upfront by GSK – NO College Debt!
A program of personal development which may include international travel.
All apprentices who complete the Program will receive a “Certificate of Completion” from the Department of Labor. The Program is registered with the state of North Carolina.
We are currently accepting applications through end of March 2019, to fill 2 Logistics and 2 Manufacturing Technician apprenticeships.
An overview of the GSK’s Apprentice Program and the Manufacturing Technician apprentice role can be found on GSK’s website Apprenticeships | GSK. It is recommended that students take a close look at the site, and consult with their parents, caregivers, or educators before applying, to be sure they are truly interested in these 3-year Programs.
The link to apply to the apprenticeships in Zebulon, NC can be found on GSK’s Apprentice Program web site under “our programs”. For convenience, here are the direct links to apply:
This program is not affiliated with WCPSS, the information is provided as a courtesy to students.
North Carolina Triangle Apprenticeship Program (NCTAP) The North Carolina Triangle Apprenticeship Program (NCTAP) is a fantastic opportunity to participate in full-time apprenticeship in one of several local advanced manufacturing companies. The participating companies offer apprenticeships and free college degrees! Juniors and seniors may apply. Check out the NCTAP website for more information including dates for open house visits by parents and students: www.nctap.org. This program is not affiliated with WCPSS, the information is provided as a courtesy to students.
Wake Tech Apprenticeships An apprenticeship combines on-the-job training and related classroom instruction. Hands-on and theoretical training prepares workers for highly skilled and specialized occupations. Apprenticeship programs are sponsored by the individual employer and/or employer associations, or by joint employer and labor groups. Participants should be employed full time by an apprenticeship sponsor while still attending classes.
Receive Nationally-Recognized Credentials! Students who successfully complete the Contren® Learning Series through an accredited training sponsor will receive industry-recognized credentials. Students completing coursework combined with on-the-job training through a registered apprenticeship program will receive Journeyman credentials.
Wake Tech Carpentry Apprenticeships DPR Construction** 2000 Aerial Center Parkway, Suite 118 Morrisville, NC 27560 Contact: Chuck Haskett 919-337-9400
Wake Tech Electrical Apprenticeships The following is a list of companies in the area that have Registered Electrical Apprenticeship Programs. Danco Electrical Contractors, Inc.** 890 Park Avenue Youngsville, NC Contact: Missy Dodrill 919-730-3156 L.L. Vann Electric, Inc.** 833 Purser Drive Raleigh, NC 27603 Contact: Teresa Diaz 919-772-2567 EIG (DPR Construction)** 2000 Aerial Center Parkway, Suite 118 Morrisville, NC 27560 Contact: Alyssa Fenty 919-257-0430
Wake Tech Plumbing and Pipefitting, and Welding Apprenticeships The Plumbing and Pipefitting and the Welding Apprenticeship programs are offered in cooperation with Mechanical Trades Carolina, Union Local 421 (MTC)**. To gain admission to these programs, qualified candidates should apply to Diane Hendricks, the Career Coordinator for Mechanical Trades Carolina, at 843-554-3655. Completion of the CRC Exam with a minimum score of Bronze Level on all 3 Sections is a requirement for admission to the Plumbing and Pipefitting, and Welding Apprenticeship Programs.
LJ Electric** 809 Mount Vernon Rd, Suite 103 Raleigh, NC 27607 Contact: Michelle Whitfield Phone 252-520-7592 Moonlite Electric & Construction, Inc.** 104 Woodwinds Industrial Court Cary, NC 27511 Contact: Jeannette Sites 919-468-8347
Wake Tech HVAC Apprenticeships Newcomb and Company** 3000 Comfort Court Raleigh, NC 27604 Contact: Mike Kendrick 919-862-3000
**Wake Tech does not guarantee job placement with any of these companies. This list is provided as a courtesy for individuals who would like to contact the employers about potential employment and/or apprenticeship opportunities. This program is not affiliated with WCPSS, the information is provided as a courtesy to students.
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is pleased to invite students to participate in a four-week residential summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors. In addition to the benefits of these scholarly activities, students will receive a stipend of $200 upon completion of the summer program and $800 participation scholarship when they enroll at N.C. A&T in one of the many CAES programs.
Gain first-hand experience in research conducted under the direction of the CAES research scientists.
Conduct research projects ranging from animal sciences, biological engineering, pesticide studies, biotechnology, and horticulture to air quality, food and nutrition and international trade.
Gain exposure to a number of structured activities, including field trips, workshops and laboratory demonstrations, and instruction in computer applications, technical and scientific writing and public speaking.