NORTHWEST LINEMAN COLLEGE
Through training, we help thousands have safe and rewarding careers in electric power, telecommunications, and natural gas.
3 EXCITING CAREER PROGRAMS:
Natural Gas Technician
- $71,000 Average Industry Wage
- Program Length: 7 weeks
- Graduates build and maintain surface and underground natural gas service lines, mains and meters for industrial, and residential use.
Telecommunications Lineworker Program
- $67,000 Average Industry Wage
- Program Length: 7 weeks
- Graduates install and maintain the millions of miles of telecommunication lines, fiber optic lines, and technologies that keep our digital nation connected.
Electrical Lineworker Program
- $80,000 Average Industry Wage
- Program Length: 15 weeks
- Graduates construct, operate and maintain the nation’s electric power grid, working with heavy equipment, power lines, and bucket trucks.
Northwest Lineman College is an educational institution that trains workers for successful careers in the electric, telecom, and natural gas industries.
Testimonial from student Nina Chlubiki:
UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
LET US SHOW YOU JOBS IN DEMAND RIGHT NOW, AND HOW YOU CAN GET TRAINED IN LESS THAN A YEAR.
As a high school student, you might be starting to think about what the next chapter holds. The steps you take today can put you on the path toward your dream career as you decide on an occupation to pursue after graduating. It’s never too soon to start exploring your options. The road to a successful future can start now!
At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you can train for an in-demand career in the transportation industry. Through hands-on, accelerated training, you can prepare to enter a growing workforce in less than a year.
Now is an exciting time for aspiring technicians. Technicians in the skilled trades are in demand, and advancements in technology have opened the door to new opportunities. By choosing UTI, you can have a dynamic student experience while training for a job doing what you love.
WHY UNIVERSAL TECH INSTITUTE?
UTI is one of the nation’s leading providers of training for automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, and offers welding technology and computer numerical control (CNC) machining programs. In its 55-year history, UTI has formed relationships with industry leaders and provides training that aligns with what today’s employers look for.
Upcoming Event: Industry Day @RDO Equipment
Wednesday, June 2
Live | Online, Event
Virtually streaming from RDO Equipment of Riverside, CA at 5 pm PST.
Join us for a Virtual Field Day event to explore our programs that can help you prepare for career opportunities fueled by evolving technology in the growing transportation industry.
- Go behind the scenes and tour the dealership, including its service and parts departments.
- Talk to technicians and employers about careers in the industry*.
- Learn about our programs in the skilled trades, and find out about specialized training opportunities featuring manufacturers of 35+ leading brands.
- Find out about future opportunities available.
University of Idaho
June 24 & 25th, 2021
Registration for our Virtual Summer Design Days closes June 1.
A workshop to remember — full of hands-on design opportunities with fellow high school students from around the country!
The University of Idaho’s Virtual Summer Design Days camp offers exploration of the following disciplines:
- Art + Design
- Interior Architecture and Design
- Landscape Architecture
- Virtual Technology and Design
- Apparel, Textiles and Design*
Students will immerse themselves in a virtual university environment while completing hands-on projects over the course of dynamic workshops taking place June 24 & 25. They’ll learn about design, meet our amazing design faculty and explore majors in the topics that interest them.
Registration closes June 1. The registration fee is $175 and covers all workshop materials, mailed directly to your home.
Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
River's Edge High School, Richland, WA
Friday, June 4th
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Come meet with AGC affiliated contractors to learn more about working in the construction industry.
The Inland Northwest Associated General Contractors (AGC), the voice of the construction industry since 1921, is the region’s leading advocate for commercial contractors. As the only organization representing the entire industry, the AGC is uniquely positioned to offer the highest quality services and programs to our members.
Watch the video below to learn more about careers in Construction:
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Let's start with what you like!
The best career paths for you will always start at the place where your interests meet—so let's find that intersection! Tell us what you like, and we'll find career paths you'll love.
Have you heard of LinkedIn?
THE LARGEST PROFESSIONAL NETWORK ON THE INTERNET
🎯 740 MILLION MEMBERS
🎯 55 MILLION REGISTERED COMPANIES
🎯 14 MILLION JOBS LISTED
LinkedIn is an amazing tool that has revolutionized networking for modern professionals. You can make an impression on thousands of connections just by posting your profile on the site, and choosing a great photo of yourself is the first and biggest step in making sure that it's a good impression.
Join Chiawana HS Professionals- Alumni & Mentoring Group on LinkedIn
A brand new LinkedIn group for CHS graduating seniors, alumni and staff to professionally network for career growth.
Check out tips from LinkedIn on developing your professional profile below:
EWU Prevention Internship for Summer 2021
The Prevention Internship application is open now and will close at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021.
The Eastern Washington Area Health Education Center (EWAHEC) is offering an internship in Prevention during the summer of 2021 in partnership with the Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative! This program is sponsored by a grant from the Washington State Department of Health.
In order to be eligible for this Prevention internship, interns:
- Must be 16 or older at the time of their internship
- Must live near their CPWI internship site OR have reliable internet access and phone to work remotely
- Must intern 15 hours per week for 4 weeks (60 total hours)
- Preference is given to black, indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) or students from low-income families (200% of FPL or less)
- Must attend the online Prevention Internship orientation
- Must have or be able to obtain a Social Security Number by the time of the internship (Washington State purchasing rule)
- Must provide an IRS form W-9 to the EWAHEC
- Must pass a background check
Internship is 15 hours per week for 4 weeks (60 total hours).
Interns will receive a $1200 stipend for completing, uniform polo shirts, and mileage or transportation costs to their internship site. Most work will be done remotely from the interns home. COVIS restrictions will be observed and PPE will be provided.
Interns will be working on projects that are ongoing or new at the CPWI site in which they are placed. Some examples include:
- Focused on Prevention and Wellness
- Social media campaigns
- Office shadowing
Take a walkthrough of Eastern Washington University here:
ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
The Army National Guard is community-based and reports to the governor of its respective state unless called to protect U.S. domestic interests in times of conflict or natural disaster. They may also be deployed internationally alongside full-time service members when necessary. Today's National Guard fields troops from all U.S. states and territories. Each unit operates independently. Members of the National Guard hold civilian jobs or attend school while conducting their military training part time.
ENLISTING IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
To enlist in the Army National Guard, you must be between 18 and 35 years old (17 with parental consent). You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. A high school diploma is preferred, but a high school equivalent such as the GED may also be accepted. You must also take the ASVAB test and a physical fitness exam.
All National Guard members must complete 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training, the same boot camp attended by full-time Army Soldiers.
A Complementary Commitment
Corporal Amayah Littlewolf and her mother, Wenona Kingbird, discuss how part-time service in the Army National Guard allows her to pursue a college education, a future filled with purpose, and more. Watch below: