January News: Internship Applications Due Feb 5; Program Spotlight and more

A photo of two students looking at a piece of metal. Core Plus Aerospace summer internship applications due February 5.

2024 Core Plus Aerospace Internship Applications Due February 5! 

High school students have less than a month to apply for the 2024 Core Plus Aerospace summer internship hosted by Boeing. Learn more about the internship here. Take advantage of this opportunity to explore an exciting industry, take your advanced manufacturing skills to the next level, and build a resume with real-world experience! Watch this video to hear from the 2023 Summer Interns 

Apply for the internship 

A photo of a student holding a trophy with people on each side of him. They photo was taken inside of factory.

Core Plus Aerospace Instructor Featured in the News Tribune! 

“Boeing recently celebrated its 1,000th hire from the Core Plus Aerospace program. Core Plus Aerospace is a program for high school students to earn credits while learning, hands-on, the skills needed to pursue careers in advanced manufacturing. Going from high school to a job at Boeing is a unique and valuable career step for many Washington students. As a former Boeing mechanic and current Core Plus Aerospace instructor at Sumner High School, I have seen how careers can be built and sustained from the ground up.” 

Read more of what Trisha Fry, a Core Plus Aerospace instructor at Sumner High School had to say about her program, the importance of industry partnerships and why she is excited about the future of her students. 

Read Trisha’s op-ed 

Upcoming events for your calendar 

  • The 2024 SkillsUSA Manufacturing Assembler State Competition will take place on Saturday, April 20 at Boeing’s factory in Everett. Put your skills to the test with a hands-on project, receive feedback on your resume and take part in mock interviews. Deadline to register is February 15, 2024. Learn more here. Watch highlights from the 2023 competition here 
  • Keep a look out for dates to join Boeing’s Workforce Development team for future teacher training sessions that cover topics like:  
    • The origin, history, and overview of Core Plus Aerospace 
    • Curriculum scope and sequencing 
    • Framework and credit equivalency 
    • Curriculum and assessments overview and certificates and score cards 
    • Hands on projects 

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