For about four weeks of classes for about $450 at the Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nick Freed learned the skills necessary to become a competitive job candidate for an entry-level material handler position at Panasonic, which is manufacturing batteries for the Tesla Gigafactory. And, because the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Truckee Meadows recently made money available to qualified applicants, he will be fully reimbursed for completing the program.
You are invited to participate in the Biggest Little Startup Fair – Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 5-7:30pm at the Aces baseball stadium! The Biggest Little Startup Fair is largely run by volunteers looking to foster a thriving startup community and to raise awareness about startup jobs in Northern Nevada; bringing together local startups; students & faculty from Truckee Meadows Community College & the Career Studio at the University of Nevada, Reno; and other stakeholders from the Greater Reno-Sparks-Tahoe area.
The Nevada System of Higher Education announced that hundreds of apprenticeships, aligned with manufacturing companies, will be made available in the coming years. Truckee Meadows Community College and Western Nevada College were awarded $2.9 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to develop the programs.
Adobe Photoshop is the preeminent pixel image editing software of the 21st century, and acquiring knowledge of its use is essential for anyone who deals with digital images. Whether you are creating a logo for your website, posting images to Facebook, or optimizing real estate pictures for a listing, Photoshop can help you make those images look as good as they can. Virtually all digital images can be enhanced in some way using Photoshop. As well, poor editing techniques can make them look worse.
NCET’s Dave Archer looks at the human side of Nevada’s various economic and industrial sectors, and explores some of the fascinating degree programs offered by our local colleges and universities – each specifically designed by our educational institutions to provide our students with the skills and training they’ll need as they enter the rapidly changing workforce.
When Ravyn Smith was a junior last year at the University of Nevada, Reno, she looked for a club to express her interests. “I didn’t want to be an employee,” she said. “I wanted to be my own boss.” Toward that goal, she came across the UNR Entrepreneurship Club. This year, she is its president. […]
A six-session weekend course providing entry into the entrepreneurial support community for college students and community members This unique first course in entrepreneurship provides a point of entry into the entrepreneurial support community being developed by the University of Nevada, Reno, Truckee Meadows Community College and Entrepreneurship Nevada. Open to college students and community members, […]