What is the Michelin Technical Scholars Program? Michelin North America offers scholarships to select students in the Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) major at Midlands Technical College. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition, fees and books. Michelin Scholars also participate in a paid co-op program reinforcing their classroom knowledge by working part time in a Michelin manufacturing facility.
Who qualifies for these scholarships? Potential Michelin Scholars are students with strong math, science and reading comprehension skills and the aptitude to succeed in this field. Potential scholars must also enroll in Midlands Technical College's Electronics Engineering Technology Program.
How can a student become a Michelin Technical Scholar? Michelin Scholars must demonstrate their aptitude for a successful career as an Electronic Engineering Technician by passing an aptitude test. Those with the aptitude to be a Michelin Scholar are then interviewed at a local Michelin facility to determine if they have the motivation and drive necessary to become a member of the Michelin team.
What are the long-term benefits? After earning their degree from Midlands Technical College in Electronic Engineering Technology, Michelin Scholars will be considered for entry level employment at Michelin as Electronic Engineering Technicians. Entry level technicians receive competitive salaries with the opportunity for salary increases over time as the Engineering Technician masters their field. As a member of the Michelin Team, Engineering Technicians continue their education with approximately 2,000 hours of formal classroom and lab training to allow development and progression throughout the formative years of their career.
What do Electronic Engineering Technicians do at Michelin? Electronic Engineering Technicians are responsible for troubleshooting advanced manufacturing processes at Michelin. Michelin manufacturing facilities are highly automated with programmable logic controllers and computer networks. Skilled technicians are challenged to identify problems in the process and implement the optimum solution.
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