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Joe Marconi

Anyone involved in technician apprenticeship or internship programs?

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The local automotive trade school in my area wants to start an apprenticeship and internship program. They feel that today, many students do not get the exposure that mechanics did years back, working in gas stations and repair shops. Many go on the schools like UTI but have no practical experience. When they get out into the workforce they are too green.

 

I am on the schools advisory committee and they brought this up at the last meeting and wanted to know if the shops in the area would participate.

 

If there is anyone who has experience with high school or auto trade school apprenticeship or internship programs, please let me know your thoughts and comments.

 

Thanks!

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