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Registration Open for LCC Program that Offers Job upon Completion

Spots still available, deadline is June 4

May 28, 2014

Lansing, MICH – College students majoring in Information Technology who want to get a jump start on their career can sign up for a training at Lansing Community College (LCC) that can lead to a job with the State of Michigan.

LCC has partnered with the Michigan Department of Technology, Management, and Budget to train 15 college students for one month starting June 24. Upon successful completion, the students will be placed in a 30-hour per week job as an IT Student Assistant and will be paid $12-$15 per hour. Further, upon completion of a college degree, these same students will be reclassified into full-time positions with the state.

The training, "Information Technology Fundamentals for IT Student Assistants," provides 100 hours of education in the skills needed to work as assistants to senior level programmers, including JAVA, SQL, and VB.NET. The course also includes career readiness skills development training, which will best prepare participants to enter the workforce. Resume writing and interview skill practice are also included within this program.

The cost of the training is $700. Financial assistance may be available for qualified applicants through the Capital Area Michigan Works!

All classroom training will take place at the West Campus of Lansing Community College. For more information, or to apply, visit www.lcc.edu/getaskill or call (517) 483-1857. The deadline for applicants is June 4, 2014.

About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College is Michigan's third largest community college with approximately 20,000 students attending each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from six partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit lcc.edu.

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