Students get early kickstart on careers, internships

Courtesy of The Florida Times Union By Denise Smith Amos About 20 percent of all jobs require STEM knowledge and pay, on average, $53,000 a year, which is 10 percent more than other jobs requiring similar levels of education, said Ashley Smith Juarez, a School Board member. “We’re doing our best to build enough supply … Continue reading Students get early kickstart on careers, internships

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JinkoSolar : Shanghai, China-based solar-panel manufacturer is planning a factory in Jacksonville

Courtesy of Jax Daily Record by  Andrew Warfield Staff Writer JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd., the Shanghai, China-based solar-panel manufacturer planning a factory in Jacksonville, will provide millions of solar modules to NextEra Energy. Juno Beach-based NextEra Energy said in a news release Friday that it is the counterparty to a supply agreement that was announced … Continue reading JinkoSolar : Shanghai, China-based solar-panel manufacturer is planning a factory in Jacksonville

Career Fair at FSCJ – April 5th from 10-1

Florida State College at Jacksonville and CareerSource of Northeast Florida are holding a Career Fair at Florida State College at Jacksonville's Advanced Technology Center on Thursday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Below are some of the manufacturing employers attending the Career Fair and a sample of some of their manufacturing positions listed in employflorida.com: … Continue reading Career Fair at FSCJ – April 5th from 10-1

Nassau County School District To Host Inaugural Reverse Job Fair

On Wednesday, April 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Nassau County School District will host the area’s first ever Reverse Job Fair at the Lewis “Red” Bean Nassau Technical Center on the FSCJ Campus in Yulee.  For those that have previously participated in job or career fairs, a “Reverse Job Fair” is exactly … Continue reading Nassau County School District To Host Inaugural Reverse Job Fair

Despite robust pay, jobs for mechanics and machinists go unfilled

A Story Playing Out Across Florida Courtesy of Palm Beach Post - By Jeff Ostrowski Every morning, Zackery Wysocki dons a helmet and suits up in protective gear for another day of bending metal. After three years as a welder, the 29-year-old father is pleased with his career choice. He pulls down twice as much … Continue reading Despite robust pay, jobs for mechanics and machinists go unfilled