Midlothian, IL (PRWEB)
June 13, 2017
Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair and auto accessories, is launching its inaugural Future Tech internship program on Tuesday, June 13 at its franchise locations nationwide.
Moran’s Future Auto Tech internship programs will give high school and vocational school students first-hand experience in learning about the automotive repair industry. This comes at a time in which fewer students are attending trade schools to prepare them for careers as automotive technicians.
There are two separate internships in Moran’s Future Auto Tech program. The Automotive Shop Internship is for students who are in their junior or senior years of high school or have just started vocational school. This internship is for a maximum of 25 hours per week over a three-month period, and the student can request to extend it an additional three months if desired. Participants will shadow and learn from shop managers and technicians and can assist in areas such as performing vehicle inspections, completing paperwork, assisting with vehicle maintenance work to pick-up and delivery of parts.
The Technician Internship is a more advanced program open to students who are finishing their degree or who have recently graduated from a vocational school. It is an entry-level, paid position for up to 30-40 hours per week depending on course schedules at a participating franchise location. The program is for a six-month period with the possibility of being hired for a full-time position at the facility once the internship is completed. This internship is designed to help students take what they have learned in their specific area of study in school and apply it in a business and auto shop environment.
As part of the program, participating Moran franchisees will have the…