Shipyard Apprentice Program accepting applications

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What is the Shipyard Apprentice Program?
The Shipyard Apprentice Program is designed to connect participants to the professional and technical training, tools, and supports needed to build a meaningful career at Philly Shipyard, Inc (PSI). This program consists of in-person sessions, and graduates will have the opportunity to interview for full-time, union Apprentice positions. In-person sessions at the Navy Yard will maintain high standards of safety compliance in the face of COVID-19.
Who should apply?
Goal-oriented, motivated individuals with a desire to obtain full-time permanent employment in the government and commercial shipbuilding industry. Successful candidates must thrive in a labor-intensive, fast-paced environment that operates in all weather conditions. Attention to detail and a safety-first mindset are a must.
What are WPSI and the NYSI?
The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative and PIDC’s Navy Yard Skills Initiatives (NYSI) is a partnership to design and run programs which connect you to the tools and supports needed to build a career that is meaningful to you.
 In this program, we offer:
Cutting-edge job connection strategies resulting in 95% of graduates finding employmentA $150 weekly stipend while enrolled in the programThe opportunity to interview for full-time union Apprentice positions at Philly Shipyard, Inc. starting at $17.13/hr.
Are you eligible? All applicants must:
Be a current resident of PhiladelphiaHave a high school diploma, GED, or equivalencyProvide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by March 3rdCommitment to the full training schedule on March 28 through April 15 is requiredSee additional eligibility requirements on website
APPLY TODAY! The deadline is this Friday, March 11th, 2021 at 5pm.
Questions? Email or register for a virtual information session:
Register for March 9 at 12pm
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