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Students invited to train as youth apprentices at Leonardo DRS

Apprentices wantedMPS juniors and seniors are invited to apply as youth apprentices! Selected students will train working with and assembling power systems at Leonardo DRS on Milwaukee’s north side. Leonardo DRS builds power systems for United States Navy submarines and will provide specialized training and mentors. Students in the program will be paid and may be eligible to be hired full time after completing high school.

Last school year, 12 youth apprentices successfully completed the apprenticeship program at Leonardo DRS. After graduation, five students went on to work full time at Leonardo DRS at a starting rate of $21 per hour.

Read a job description for this youth apprenticeship by logging into Google Classroom and clicking on Classwork; scroll to the job description for Leonardo DRS Manufacturing YA. If you are in Google Classroom, use the code kl3wgfo

Attend a Zoom information session at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 to learn more. Register for this session by Monday, September 28.

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