TITLE

COMMUNITY COLLEGES: INTERN PROGRAMS HELP TRAIN FUTURE WORKERS

PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Business North Carolina;Dec2011 Energizer Supplement, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on intern programs of community colleges that provide training for engineering students as future workers in the nuclear plants in the Carolinas. It discusses the increasing number of students from the Nuclear Energy Institute as 38% of workers in the electric power industry are due to retire in the next five years. Energy companies such as Duke Energy, are collaborating with universities and community colleges to produce well-trained students.
ACCESSION #
71768595

 

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