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Nano is coming and MVCC is here and ready to get YOU into action!

Leading tech companies are investing billions to create "Nano Utica" starting now. They will grow more than 1,000 new high-tech jobs at SUNY Polytechnic University in Marcy and drive thousands more support jobs in the surrounding community.

Most nano jobs will require a degree or other training at the community college level! Since 1946, MVCC has been the region's primary educator for the technology and trades workforce. Our strength in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) make us an anchor institution for training and credentialing people to work in nano.

A sampling of nano jobs that require a degree, certificate, or training include:

  • Electrical equipment assemblers
  • Mechanical electrical engineering technicians
  • Inspectors and testers
  • Supervisors and general managers
  • Computer technicians and IT specialists
  • Purchasing agents, accountants and auditors
  • industrial machinery mechanics

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These opportunities are open to all, whether you are a traditional student or an adult looking to advance your career. Call, Click, or Visit Today!


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Scholarships available for Nano studies

Oneida County Workforce Development is offering scholarships up to $2,000 for qualified Oneida County residents to pursue degrees and certificates in the Nanotechnology industry and related fields. The program, announced along with the County's Vision 20/20 initiative, is administered through Working Solutions.

Under this initiative, trainees must embark on training in identified programs which will support the nanotechnology, semiconductor, electrical engineering/services and advanced manufacturing sectors. Training must result in industry-recognized credentials (certificate or degree) to be completed in two years or less.

Workforce Investment Act Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth (age 19-21) scholarships can be accessed by meeting with an Advisor at Working Solutions to develop an employment plan and submitting a scholarship application. In Oneida County, Working Solutions centers are located in Rome at 300 West Dominick Street (315.356.0662) and in Utica at the New York State Office building, 2nd Floor (315.793.2229).

People interested in attending on a scholarship should contact Working Solutions as soon as possible, and should also apply for admission at MVCC immediately by calling 315.792.5354.