WCPS Youth Apprenticeship Maryland

Current Opportunities

HELPING YOU SUCCEED

WCPS Maryland Youth Apprenticeship Pilot Program is for current juniors or seniors, ages 16 and up, who are in a career pathway that could lead to seeking employment in manufacturing and STEM occupations. Students are placed with approved employers who assign a qualified mentor that provides guidance and on-the-job training. The program provides the unique opportunity to “earn and learn”.


BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM



  • You'll be able to enter the workforce while still in high school.
  • You'll earn a salary.
  • You'll gain marketable industry skills.
  • You'll be assigned a highly skilled mentor.
  • You'll receive credit toward high school graduation requirements.
  • By meeting all the State program standards, you'll receive a State Skill Certificate.



GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:



  • Students generally enter the program in the Fall, Summer or Spring semesters.
  • A student must complete the program by August 31 following graduation from high school.
  • Students must complete 450 hours of work based training and one year of related classroom instruction.



WCPS Apprenticeship Maryland Student Application


WCPS Apprenticeship Maryland Student PRINTABLE Application


Youth Apprentice Introduction Video

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE

Operations Assistance

Beacon Grace LLC


Preferred Skills/Strengths:

Good Attitude

Math

Analytical Thinking / Logic

Motivated

Artistic / Thinks Outside the Box

Computer Literate

Professional in Demeanor

Job Description:

The student will be introduced to technology and professional services for the supply chain industry. They may learn about software implementation and consulting. Initially, the student will be introduced to different aspects of the business with guidance, training, and observation. Areas of training may include: Business Acumen; Professionalism; Business Systems; Project Management; Systems Analysis; Proposals; Networking; Requirements Gathering; Data Analysis; etc. Tasks and assignments may include: support business operations, support client projects (admin), research, writing assignments, and training on specific topics.

Hours:

Part-time, Flexible

Location:

Beacon Grace is located in the HCC business incubator, Technical Innovation Center

20140 Scholar Drive STE 318 Hagerstown MD 21742

Rate of Pay:

$9.25 / hr.

Contact:

To inquire about this position or to submit an application, please contact your guidance counselor.

Data Entry and Computer Support Specialist

B. Todd Stocks Insurance


Preferred Skills/Strengths:

Good Attitude

Typing

Motivated

Computer Literate

Professional in Demeanor

Job Description:

Operates keyboard or other data entry device to enter data into computer or onto magnetic tape or disk for subsequent entry: Enters alphabetic, numeric, or symbolic data from source documents into computer, using data entry device, such as keyboard or optical scanner, and following format displayed on screen. Compares data entered with source documents, or re-enters data in verification format on screen to detect errors. Deletes incorrectly entered data, and re-enters correct data. May compile, sort, and verify accuracy of data to be entered. May keep record of work completed.

Hours:

Part-time, Flexible

Location:

22 N. Mulberry Street, #120, Hagerstown, Md. 21740

Rate of Pay:

$9.25 / hr.

Contact:

To inquire about this position or to submit an application, please contact your guidance counselor.

Office Assistant

Bikle Manufacturing


Job Description:

Light office duties assisting President, General Manager and Business Manager

Hours:

Part-time, Flexible

Location:

12921 Bikle Road, Smithsburg, MD

Rate of Pay:

$10.00/hour

Contact:

To inquire about this position or to submit an application, please contact your guidance counselor.

CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT

Woodworking Apprentice

Beachley Furniture


Preferred Skills/Strengths:

Reliable

Likes working with hands

Must be able to stand/lift

Job Description:

The Woodworking Apprentice will learn every aspect of the wood working process including springing, set-up and operation of machinery, assembling frames and finishing.

Hours:

Part-time, Flexible between the hours of 6:30am – 3pm

Location:

227 N. Prospect Ave., Hagerstown, Md. 21740

Rate of Pay:

$10.00 / hr.

Contact:

To inquire about this position or to submit an application, please contact your guidance counselor.

Upholsterer Apprentice

Beachley Furniture


Preferred Skills/Strengths:

Reliable

Likes working with hands

Must be able to stand/lift

Job Description:

The Upholsterer Apprentice will learn every aspect of the upholstery process including foam and cushion fabrication, sewing, fabric cutting and upholstery.

Hours:

Part-time, Flexible between the hours of 6:30am – 3pm

Location:

227 N. Prospect Ave., Hagerstown, Md. 21740

Rate of Pay:

$10.00 / hr.

Contact:

To inquire about this position or to submit an application, please contact your guidance counselor.

MANUFACTURING, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Computer Numeric Controlled Machinist, Computer Aided Drafting, Computer Aided Manufacturing Technician, Manufacturing Technician

RAMPF Molds Industries


Job Description:

Computer Numeric Controlled Machinist – Utilize drawings and other instructions to select, align and secure fixtures, tools, and materials to modify parts using Computer Numeric Controlled machines.

Location:

90 Western Maryland Parkway, Hagerstown, MD

Rate of Pay:

$9.25/hour

Contact:

To inquire about this position or to submit an application, please contact your guidance counselor.

CNC Programer

Bikle Manufacturing


Job Description:

Computer programming for the CNC machines to fulfill job requests following the guidance and standards of Bikle Manufacturing

Hours:

Part-time, Flexible

Location:

12921 Bikle Road, Smithsburg, MD

Rate of Pay:

$10.00/hour

Contact:

To inquire about this position or to submit an application, please contact your guidance counselor.

Shop Associate

Bikle Manufacturing


Job Description:

Cleaning, putting away tools and sweeping floors

Hours:

Part-time, Flexible

Location:

12921 Bikle Road, Smithsburg, MD

Rate of Pay:

$10.00/hour

Contact:

To inquire about this position or to submit an application, please contact your guidance counselor.

Computer Numeric Controlled Machinist

DVF Corporation


Job Description:

Basic shop theory, machine set-up, basic programming of Computer Numeric Controlled machines. Machine operation and production of parts.

Location:

9455 Earley Drive, Hagerstown, MD

Rate of Pay:

$9.75/hour

Contract:

To inquire about this position or to submit an application, please contact your guidance counselor.