The AMWD Program is sponsored by the Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) and administered through ORISE by ORAU.
The AMWD is a one-year educational and training certification program. While pursuing the certificate, participants will complete a 25-hour per week, hands-on advanced manufacturing internship.
Participants will be enrolled at Pellissippi State Community College as a part of this program and must commit to attending all classes, which will be offered two to three nights per week from 5:30 – 9:30 PM. The program qualifies for GI Bill benefits.
The program starts August 25, 2014, and will end July 21, 2015. Student schedules will follow the Pellissippi State Community College academic calendar.
Selected participants will receive:
The program is open to active and former U.S. military servicemen and women, U.S. FIRST Robotics participants, undergraduate students, and recent A.A.S./B.S. graduates. Due to export control restrictions, only U.S. citizens may apply. Participants must commit to the full, one-year program.
Video – MDF Facility
In the gallery below you will find photos from the 2014 Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development (AMWD) Program. Check back for more.