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Aiken Technical College ASSIST to Work Project

Matching employer needs with skilled workers through manufacturing technology education and skills training.
What is ASSIST?
The ASSIST Program is a partnership among South Carolina Technical Colleges working with business, labor, and government to create tailored education and training programs to meet employers’ needs and give students the skills required and placement assistance to obtain good jobs, earn family-sustaining wages, and advance along a career pathway. Partner colleges are creating new online and hybrid courses that meet industry needs and develop career pathways for students and are working to help students learn more in less time and get employment in their field of study.
Download Application Form
Use the link above to download the application form. Complete the form and submit to Steve Doss in Room 1112/1113 (Workforce Readiness Center).
Students:
For Aiken Technical College students seeking employment in high-skilled manufacturing, transport, engineering, or maintenance sectors, the ASSIST Program will help.
You will receive:
  • “By invitation only” access to Mini Job Fairs specifically for high-skilled manufacturing industry jobs
  • Referrals for job openings
  • Assistance determining skill levels and developing skills and job search skills
  • Access to apprenticeship opportunities, one-on-one career counseling
  • Assistance in preparing a job search Portfolio
Applicants/Students contact:
Steve Doss, WRC Manager
dosss9@atc.edu
(803) 508-7577

Susanna Shastri, ASSIST Retention Specialist
shastris@atc.edu
(803) 508-7485
Businesses:
Aiken-Augusta Area Businesses participating in the ASSIST Program receive free of charge:
  • Prescreened job candidates who have already been determined by the ASSIST staff to have the job skills you report you need
  • Exclusive access to Mini Job Fairs where you see qualified ASSIST job candidates
  • ASSIST Program staff work to match our candidates with your openings
Businesses/Partners contact:
Lynne Andrews-Bobo, B&I Recruiter
andrewsbobo@atc.edu
(803) 508-7416

Aiken Technical College does not discriminate in admissions nor employment on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin or certain legally defined physical or mental abilities.
“This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.”

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