Posted November 18, 2018 12:00pm CST KELLogg Community College announced it will be opening a new career training program to help veterans get work experience and employment opportunities in the fields of technology, science, and engineering.
The program, which has been in the works for several months, will be called Career Opportunities for Veterans (CovVETS), and will help veterans who are either currently or formerly in the military find work in these fields.
CovvETS will be focused on helping veterans find work opportunities in these industries.
KCCs hiring process is geared towards helping veterans make the transition into the civilian workforce.
The first wave of students who have completed the training will be hired into the company’s senior leadership team, which will help them to develop and hone skills in these industry areas, including technology, manufacturing, and manufacturing operations.
The new career-training program will also help veterans gain skills and experience to become effective leaders in their respective industries.
This program is part of KCC’s efforts to diversify its workforce by diversifying the talent pool and ensuring that all veterans are represented.KCCs mission statement states:CovVs mission statement says: We will serve to create an environment where our alumni can be valued and have a voice.
We will provide them the opportunity to excel in the field of their choice.
This will include helping veterans who have been discharged, re-enlisted, or otherwise removed from active duty with the opportunity for them to apply for jobs that match their skills, experience, and capabilities.
The program will help to build relationships and foster career opportunities for veterans, while creating a culture of teamwork.
Kellogg Community, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) institution, is a regional community college that provides undergraduate and graduate degree programs to the communities in Illinois and surrounding areas.
The school is ranked among the top 40 public colleges in the United States by U.S. News & World Report and is ranked number one for its quality of life in each of its five metrics.