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BRCC, JMU enter partnership to train workers for new Merck jobs

Posted on May 8, 2019

For Full WHSV article and video, click here. Date: May 8, 2019 WHSV — As part of Merck’s plan to hire an additional 100 workers at its Elkton plant, the pharmaceutical company also announced a collaboration with James Madison University and Blue Ridge Community College to train workers for positions. In Weyers Cave, construction is underway […]

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InDemand Series: Cyber Security Engineer

Posted on May 6, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: May 6, 2019   In the information technology field, it’s not about having your bachelor’s or master’s degree — but instead, what you’re certified in to get you ahead in your career. A local program in the Shenandoah Valley can help get you just that. “Every day is […]

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InDemand Series: Welder

Posted on April 16, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: April 16, 2019   WHSV – We’re taking another look at jobs in demand in the Shenandoah Valley. You may not think about it, but the work of welders is around you every day. James Perry says one of the best things about being a welder is that […]

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InDemand Series: Plumber

Posted on April 3, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: April 3, 2019   WHSV – Watching the progression of construction from start to finish is rewarding for the people who have a hand in it everyday. With this plumbing apprenticeship through a local company, you can put together pieces of a puzzle for buildings that are here […]

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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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