UTICA, N.Y. – Mohawk Valley Community College is offering free certificates in technology and trade programs through the Job Corps Scholars program.
The programs are supported through grant funding from the Department of Labor, and allows students to receive certification in just one year. Programs include welding, carpentry, masonry and mechatronics.
After receiving certification, students are guaranteed job interviews with Briggs and Stratton in Sherrill and Cree in Marcy.
The following eligibility requirements must be met to enroll in any of the programs:
- Be 17-24 years old
- Be a current resident of the City of Utica
- Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or citizen of a U.S. territory
- Must not be currently enrolled in any college courses
Classes begin Feb. 1, and seats are limited.
For more information, contact Monalisa Htun at 315-334-7761, or visit mvcc.edu.