|Clark College Professional and Tech Programs|
|Connect 2 Trades Academy|
Connect 2 Trades Academy is paid training that integrates Clark College’s 8-week pre-apprenticeship training program, professional development and financial literacy workshops, industry certifications, and a 10-week work experience with a professional construction trade or other skilled trade company such as auto-mechanics, painting, HVAC, etc. Participants are paid for classroom and worksite hours up to 40 hours per week. The combined hands-on experience and training offer an entry point for obtaining work in the trades, entering an apprenticeship program or enrolling in career and technical education (CTE).
|Washington State Board for Technical and Community Colleges|
Get information about technical colleges in Washington State.
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|40 good-paying jobs that do not require a 4-year college degree|
Read about rewarding jobs that require skill training and/or education different than a bachelor's degree, according to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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|New Vancouver technical school trains workers for freight railroad careers|
Northwest Railroad Institute
• Program began: July 15, 2013.
• Program length: Six months.
• Tuition: $14,000.
• Where: 2901 E. Mill Plain Blvd.
• Information: 360-695-2500 or 800-868-1816.
• On the Web: Northwest Railroad Institute
|Vancouver Business Journal / Paid Internship Opportunity|
As young people work toward finishing their high school education and begin thinking about their future, many realize they lack the skills and training employers’ desire. Without skills and training, youth remain stuck in low paying jobs with very little hope for advancement. PIC operated by ESD 112 There is a paid 90-hour internship at Fort Vancouver Barracks that is now available for students. Not only would the student get paid but they would gain a .5 credit which would replace any elective or occupational credit they might still need.
The internship opening is at the Vancouver Business Journal (located in the Barracks at Fort Vancouver) which is only a few blocks from Bay. It’s a great location for a Hudson’s Bay student who is interested in Journalism.
The student must be at least 16 years of age and qualify for the free and reduced lunch program.
The internship will start soon so if they are interested, please have them come see me in office 318 and pick up an application form or come to the Career Center.
|Vocational Information Center|
Explore vocational and technical careers, check out the skills employers really want, find a trade school, research technical topics and take a look at the current job market.
|As college and university grads seek work, trade jobs go unfilled|
"...millions of good-paying jobs are ging unfilled" in the trades in the U.S., according to an April 1, 2014 article in The Columbian newspaper.
|BestTrade careers 2020|
|Kaiser Youth Exploration Academy inHealthcare|
A PAID, four week-long, interactive exploration program for high school students. The program focuses on providing high school students with exposure to Kaiser Permanent's integrated healthcare pathways.