School to Career
The Workforce Investment Board through a
grant from the Department of Education provides staff and
support to local schools to place students in internships
with local businesses that develop academic and workplace
skills through the use of the Massachusetts Work-Based Learning
plan. The Board places over 900 students a year through this
Workers Credit Union opens a new Branch at Monty Tech
The new Branch included 4 student interns that were paid by Workers Credit Union as employees. We had two seniors and two juniors. Both seniors that just graduated just became full time employees of the credit union while the juniors were relocated to 2 of our branches as part time help for the summer. This was a win win situation.
The branch is open to the public when the school is open! Come see us!
Vice President Regional Manager
Workers Credit Union
Women in Technology
One of the highlights of our School to Career initiative
is our Women in Technology program. Each year approximately 25
young women from several schools in the region participate in
an internship with Tyco Fire & Safety and Simplex/Grinnell
Corporation in Westminster. Students focus on real projects such
as product development, internal communication and WEB design.
Women in Technology 2015
Each year working with local businesses, community
based organizations and chambers of commerce we place students in summer jobs
with work-based learning plans that connect academic achievement and workplace