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Work Study Students “Earn While You Learn”

Work Study Students “Earn While You Learn”

The Virginia Department of Veterans Services is currently seeking candidates to fill several work study positions within the Veteran Education Transition and Employment (VETE) Directorate. Work Study candidates would have the opportunity to work with Veterans programs that improve the lives of Veterans across the Commonwealth, gain knowledge and skills while getting paid.  Read more: […]

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Kids learn tests of strength at STIHL’S summer technology camp.

Kids learn tests of strength at STIHL’S summer technology camp.

Kids learn tests of strength at STIHL’S summer technology camp.  Click here to continue.

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NBC 12 Dream It. Do It. Virginia.

NBC 12 Dream It. Do It. Virginia.

NBC12 Dream It. Do It. Virginia. NBC 12 – Dream It. Do It. Virginia.

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Stihl’s manufacturing technology summer camp helps to address the skills gap

Stihl’s manufacturing technology summer camp helps to address the skills gap

Over the next decade, 2 million manufacturing jobs out of 3.5 million available positions are expected to go unfilled according to the National Association of Manufacturers. That shortage of needed versus available talent is why summer camps, such as the Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp at Stihl, are vital to help introduce young people to the […]

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Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) hosted a Mechatronics Open House.  Recently announced a new Career Studies Certificate.

Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) hosted a Mechatronics Open House. Recently announced a new Career Studies Certificate.

Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) recently announced a new Career Studies Certificate focused on technological skills in the areas of Mechatronics. This program provides multi-disciplinary training in the areas of electronics, electricity, mechanics, programming, shop skills, technical report writing, and affords students the chance to earn several manufacturing industry-recognized certifications. Mechatronics Press Release

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Robotics and Cyber Academy at DBVI is a HUGE SUCCESS!!

Robotics and Cyber Academy at DBVI is a HUGE SUCCESS!!

Robotics and Cyber Academy at DBVI is a HUGE SUCCESS!!  http://www.richmond.com/business/local/virginia-robotics-and-cyber-academy-helps-teens-with-disabilities-gain/article_2c9c9070-5e68-5251-b6d3-e344c9c792c6.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share

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Southside Virginia Community College Host Dream It. Do It. Virginia Camp to Farmville Students

Southside Virginia Community College Host Dream It. Do It. Virginia Camp to Farmville Students

Farmville students take to the skies at the Dream It! Do It! Virginia Drone Camp-Southside Virginia Community College http://www.farmvilleherald.com/2016/06/svcc-hosts-drone-camp/

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Highlights from Valley Vocational Technical Center’s Hands-On Technology Academy

Highlights from Valley Vocational Technical Center’s Hands-On Technology Academy

Highlights from Valley Vocational Technical Center’s Hands-On Technology Academy http://www.whsv.com/content/news/Manufacturing-camp-hosted-in-Fishersville-434356563.html

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Patrick Henry Engineering Technology Camp a “Timely Experience”

Patrick Henry Engineering Technology Camp a “Timely Experience”

Patrick Henry Engineering Technology Camp a “Timely Experience” http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Martinsville-and-Henry-County-students-test-out-engineering-430925453.html

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Virginia Career and Technical Education: Manufacturing

Virginia Career and Technical Education: Manufacturing

Virginia’s 16 career clusters and career assessments help students investigate careers and design their plan of study to advance their career goals. Within each career cluster, there are multiple career pathways that represent a common set of skills and knowledge, including academic, technical, and career readiness skills that lead to credentials necessary to pursue a full range of career opportunities from […]