May News: New Opportunities for HS Manufacturing Students

Get an Exclusive Tour of a Boeing Factory and Explore Careers

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Students and parents from Boeing-partnered academic programs are invited to spend the day with Boeing professionals at a manufacturing facilities tour and learn more about starting a career with Boeing.

RSVP for a tour on June 3 at Boeing Everett or June 10 at Boeing Renton

Jump Start Your Career through the Boeing Pre-Employment Training Program

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Core Plus Aerospace students and students in aligned, hands-on programs at high schools, skills centers, and community and technical colleges across the state have a new door open to them!
The Boeing Pre-Employment Training Program (BPET) allows students from pre-certified academic manufacturing programs to skip the interview process when applying for specific manufacturing jobs at Boeing. Think of it like the pre-check line at the airport but for a career! Job opportunities include:
  • Assembler/Installer General B (Starts at $23.50/hr)
  • Aircraft Structures Mechanic (Starts at $24.50/hr)
  • Integral Fuel Cell Assembly B (Starts at $25.50/hr)

Learn More About BPET & How to Apply

Job Profile: Opportunities for Core Plus Aerospace Graduates

Curious what an Assembler/Installer, one of the BPET job opportunities, does at Boeing? Jasmine Lehal a Lindbergh High School graduate and 2022 SkillsUSA Washington Manufacturing Assembler Competition champion shares her experience working as an Assembler/Installer at Boeing’s Renton factory. In this video, she explains what an assembler/installer does, what tools she uses, the skills she applies from her Core Plus Aerospace class, how she got the job at Boeing, and her plans for the future.

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Annual Report Showcases the Accomplishments and Stories of Our Community

We are proud to work alongside our education partners, industry, and the community to help build a thriving advanced manufacturing industry in Washington state. We invite you to read our annual report and learn more about the accomplishments of the Core Plus Aerospace community.

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Your Pathway to an Advanced Manufacturing Career

This is the perfect time for students to explore Core Plus Aerospace as a part of their future coursework or post-high school pathway. Students can get more information and a jump start on their path to a well-paying and respected career with these resources:
Additionally, for students interested in taking their career exploration further: