CPCC Student Chad Robinson Visits White House, Meets President

CPCC Computer Integrated Machining Program student and Siemen’s Apprentice, Chad Robinson,

Chad Robinson in front of the White House

Chad Robinson in front of the White House.

met Friday with President Trump, Germany’s Chancellor Merkel, and some American business giants who are squarely leading the attack on the alarming U.S. skills gap (6 million unfilled jobs) by creating once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for high school teens to on-board paths that lead directly to economic prosperity.  Apprenticeships for teens were spotlighted by President Trump and industry giants while establishing a national  “moonshot goal” of creating 5 million apprenticeship opportunities for American teens.

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Attention Veterans: Siemens Energy Inc. Paid Apprenticeship Positions

Siemens Energy Inc.

Siemens Energy Inc.

Siemens Energy Inc. is recruiting for paid apprenticeship positions in the area of maintenance / mechatronics for veterans with experience and training that aligns with this area of work. Apprentices will gain the knowledge and expertise to maintain, repair and start up highly complex manufacturing machinery. There are four positions available for an August start-date and the students will be simultaneously enrolled in a corresponding CPCC program while gaining training and work experience at Siemens. To be screened for the application process, contact Chelsey McRorie of the Veterans Resource Center (704-330-6229) immediately.

President’s State of the Union Speech Recognizes CPCC

Here are links to some of the media coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union address, including his recognition of CPCC and our efforts to train dislocated workers such as Jackie Bray. Our strong partnerships with companies – including Siemens – further our efforts to become the national leader in workforce development.

Guest List for the First Lady’s Box at the State of the Union Address: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/01/24/guest-list-first-ladys-box-state-union-address

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