Connecting Internships and Local Employers Through VIEW

Posted on August 29, 2023

SVP’s Lead Generation Committee heard a presentation from new Valley Internship Experience Workgroup (VIEW) Project Coordinator Mary Sullivan at our August meeting. Mary shared the ways in which the Region 8 VIEW collaborative and Virginia Talent and Opportunities Pathways (VTOP) work with local businesses to facilitate and support internships and co-ops. VTOP was enacted by […]

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Job Starter: Advanced Manufacturing Training

Posted on October 5, 2021

Participants paid to train for manufacturing jobs, guaranteed interviews with 7 companies Date: October 5, 2021 WEYERS CAVE VA – Offering paid training and a chance to interview with seven manufacturing companies, Job Starter: Advanced Manufacturing Training is a new program provided by Blue Ridge Community College aimed at bringing awareness to modern manufacturing in […]

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Virtual Cooking Show: Oh, the Places We’ll Go: Back to School Edition

Posted on September 1, 2021

September 1, 2021 It’s back to school for the Shenandoah Valley’s 10 colleges and universities, 8 career and technical centers, and public and private K-12 schools. Our annual 9,000+ graduates are ready to serve new business development or existing industry expansions. In August, nine site selectors followed along as we prepared granola bars and had […]

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InDemand Series: Looking Forward

Posted on October 31, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: October 29, 2019 WHSV is wrapping up our year-long look at in-demand jobs in the valley. We’ve featured 24 different career paths with jobs that feature high pay but do not require a four-year college degree. Debby Hopkins with the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development board says people are […]

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InDemand Series: Customer Service Representative

Posted on October 16, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: October 15, 2019 WHSV – If you like helping people solve problems, a career as a Customer Service Representative could be for you. “Nobody ever calls customer service and says, ‘hey, everything is going great, I don’t have anything to talk about,’” said Brian Killingsworth, a customer service […]

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InDemand Series: Electronics Apprentice

Posted on October 2, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: October 1, 2019  WHSV – With so much of today’s world revolving around electronics, it takes a lot of people to keep those parts running smoothly. One man who had an interest at a young age is making it his career. Matthew Campbell began to work with things […]

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InDemand Series: Construction Manager

Posted on September 18, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: September 17, 2019 WHSV – This week, we’re taking a look at a job you can achieve by starting in construction, as early as right out of high school, that allows you to move up and into a problem solving role. “You can start out coming into the field, […]

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InDemand Series: Machinist

Posted on September 5, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: September 3, 2019  WHSV – This week, we’re taking another look at InDemand careers in the Valley. We’re taking you to a plant that helps make books read around the world. Charles Andrews works as a machinist apprentice at LSC Communications in Rockingham County. He helps maintain the […]

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Boot Camp Develops Workforce for Sweetest Jobs in the Shenandoah Valley

Posted on August 28, 2019

Date: August 28, 2019 For more than 30 years, The Hershey Company has been a forward-thinking leader among the Shenandoah Valley’s strong food and beverage industry. At their Augusta County facility, Hershey continues their commitment to innovation, recently announcing a $104 million expansion to establish a new Roasting Center of Excellence. The workforce needed to […]

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Governor Northam Announces 102 New Jobs in Shenandoah County

Posted on August 27, 2019

Howell Metal will invest $8 million to expand production at manufacturing facility Date: August 27, 2019 New Market – Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Howell Metal, an established manufacturer of copper tubing and line sets for residential and commercial construction markets, will invest $8 million to expand production at its operation in Shenandoah County. […]

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