From Shop Class To Shipyard: Oregon’s Plan For Industrial Interns

November 29, 2013

Manufacturers in Oregon want to hire high school students. But they don’t want the kinds of high school students that colleges are after — the kind who have amazing test scores and will spend hours perfecting essays. They want teenagers who want to paint, weld and work with their hands. The hope is that those teens will turn into enthusiastic workers in an industry where the current workforce is headed toward retirement.

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