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November 20, 2012
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WNC students find jobs

Eighteen machining students at Western Nevada College have successfully found career opportunities after completing an accelerated, 16-week program last spring in conjunction with Dream It-Do It.

WNC delivered specialized, machine tool technology training for the students, who then completed an eight-week internship with local manufacturers, and were all offered full-time jobs. The training also makes them eligible to take the National Institute of Metalworking Skills national credential exam.

"It's been exciting to work with the great people from business and industry on the Dream It, Do It state board," said WNC President Dr. Carol Lucey. "We thoroughly enjoyed creating a …

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