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Bridgewater College and Blue Ridge Community College Sign Articulation Agreement

Posted on April 2, 2019

For original article, click here. Date: April 2, 2019 To make a bachelor’s degree more accessible to local students, Bridgewater College and Blue Ridge Community College signed a new Guaranteed Admission Agreement that will allow students meeting certain requirements to transfer directly from the community college to Bridgewater’s bachelor’s degree program and enter with junior […]

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InDemand Series: Aviation Careers

Posted on March 21, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: March 21, 2019   WHSV – Several careers in aviation are in demand in the Shenandoah Valley. This week, we’re highlighting two careers, both related to aviation: aircraft mechanic and service technician and avionics technician. Avionics deals with the electronics systems used in aviation. Luke Fahrney works as […]

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InDemand Series: Forklift Operator

Posted on March 5, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: March 5, 2019   WHSV – Whether you have no job experience or years in warehousing, one company here in the Valley is looking for you. “You can make a good life for yourself,” said Mike Nesselrodt, a warehouse supervisor for InterChange. “You can make a good career […]

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InDemand Series: HVAC Technician

Posted on February 20, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: February 20, 2019   WHSV – HVAC technician apprentices are part of a growing career field in demand in the Valley: one that helps keep you comfortable at home and around town. He sees a bright future for this line of work. “The amount of people going into […]

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InDemand Series: Industrial Manufacturing Technician

Posted on February 7, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: February 7, 2019   WHSV – A job that has you surrounded by chocolate? Sign me up! Thanks to a unique apprenticeship program through The Hershey Company, one young lady is on a fast track to her Journeyman’s card and a forever career in one of the sweetest jobs […]

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InDemand Series: Dental Assistant

Posted on January 22, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: January 22, 2019   WHSV – After staying home with her children for several years, Rebecca Ligouri was looking to go back to work in a career that did not need extensive schooling. “Preventative dentistry, such as cleanings, is on the rise, and so more people are seeking […]

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InDemand Series: Electrician

Posted on January 9, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: January 9, 2019   WHSV – For some people, college just isn’t for them. Having an apprenticeship can lead the way to a successful path. One electrician in the Valley turned his hobby into a career, with help from an apprenticeship through the Massanutten Technical Center. “Electricity is […]

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InDemand Series: CNC Technician

Posted on December 26, 2018

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: December 26, 2018   WHSV – There’s demand for computer numerically-controlled machine operators in the Shenandoah Valley. These workers help operate and maintain the equipment that helps build parts of many things people use every day. Companies like Cadence help employees by reimbursing them for taking classes to […]

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InDemand Series: Software Developer

Posted on December 17, 2018

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: December 17, 2018   WHSV – Software developers can work with people from all over the world, from right at home. For one software developer in the Valley, he used his skills as a farmer to make a transition into a career he loves. “So I grew up […]

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InDemand Series: Mechatronics Technician

Posted on November 27, 2018

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: November 27, 2018   WHSV – Mechatronics is a field you may have not heard of, but it combines electronics with mechanical engineering. Stephen Anderson was getting out of the Navy, with a background in aviation. He thought he would wind up out of state, but the Hershey Company […]

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