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September 13, 2017
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dorothy Herron Room B
508 N. Cusick Street
Maryville, TN 37804
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ARCONIC Internship

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Paid Internship Training Program - Age 18-26 (Must Register)

The Arconic Global Internship Program is made possible through a generous grant from the Arconic Foundation. It is provided by the Adult Education Foundation of Blount County, Blount Partnership, and the Blount County Public Library.

Paid Internship Program for Young Adults Interested in Manufacturing Careers:

Are you between the ages of 18 – 26 and would you like to get paid to intern at a local manufacturer? Register today and gain training and real-world, hands-on manufacturing experience with the possibility of getting hired permanently. Training will be in Dorothy Herron Room B at the Blount County Public Library.  Spaces are limited and registration is required.

To register, contact Jackie Taylor at (865) 680-7668 or email

Classes continue from Monday, September 11 to Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

The program consists of three components: 

1)     3 weeks of Workforce Readiness Training

  • Training will run from September 11–29 from 1-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. During this time participants will receive training in skills needed to obtain and maintain a job in the manufacturing field. Participants will receive a $300 stipend upon completion of this component.

2)      100 hours of hands-on manufacturing experience interning with a Blount County manufacturer

  • The Internship will be at a local manufacturer where participants will be paid $10/hr. for 100 hours, get hands-on job experience, and potentially get certifications such as forklift operation.

3)      2 half-days of Follow-up, Career Fair and Graduation

  • Participants then return for Follow-up, Career Fair and Graduation on Tuesday, October 24th and Wednesday, October 25th, 1-5 p.m. both days. Participants will receive a $40 stipend upon completion of this component.

Participants must complete all three components.