ALBANY, GA –A Memorandum of Agreement between Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Albany and Albany Technical College (ATC) has been established to provide students with paid internship opportunities starting this spring. The collaboration for paid internships provides qualified students with on-the-job training and credits in specified fields of study. The agreement will be signed Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 9:00 AM in the Logistics Education Center executive board room on the campus of Albany Technical College by Dr. Anthony Parker, President of ATC, and Colonel Michael J. Fitzgerald, Commanding Officer, MCLB Albany.
Applicants should have completed at least two semesters of coursework and in good academic and financial standing with Albany Technical College. Worksource Southwest Georgia will determine students' eligibility for participation in Worksource funded Internships and Transitional Training programs.
|Internship Position||Related Program of Study|
|Public Affairs Specialist (Web Content Manager)||Design & Media, Computer Information Technology|
|Program Assistant||Business Technology, Business Management Technology|
|Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic||Mechatronics, Industrial Electrical Technology, Electrical Construction|
|Maintenance Mechanic (Electrical Worker)||Building and Facilities Maintenance, Electrical Construction, Mechatronics, Industrial Electrical Technology|
|Electrical Worker||Electronics, Electrical Construction, Industrial Electrical Technology|
|Maintenance Mechanic (HVAC)||Air Conditioning Technology, Building and Facilities Maintenance|
|Engineering Tech (Electrical)||Engineering Graphics & Drafting, Electronics, Building and Facilities Maintenance, Electrical Construction, Industrial Electrical Technology, Civil Engineering|
|Educational Technician||Early Childhood Care & Education|
"We are excited for the opportunity to continue our long-standing connection with Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany. ATC's Career Development Center will be working with MCLB Albany to provide students with paid internship opportunities through an established Memorandum of Agreement,” stated Dr. Anthony Parker, President of Albany Technical College.
MCLB Albany is a valuable support installation vital for rebuilding and repairing ground combat and combat support equipment on the United States' East Coast. The only other facility of this kind is located at MCLB Albany's sister installation, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, California.
This effort is spearheaded by the Career Development Center at Albany Technical College and will take effect starting Spring 2021. Applicants enrolled in one of the programs of study listed above may apply.
Albany Technical College will issue course credit, certificates, diplomas and/or degrees to successful interns upon completing the internship.
About Albany Technical College
A public postsecondary institution of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), Albany Technical College provides technical education and training support for the evolving workforce needs of Southwest Georgia through traditional and online classroom settings. Albany Tech is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS/COC). For more information about Albany Tech, go to www.albanytech.edu or become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AlbanyTech or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/AlbanyTech. You can also subscribe to our YouTube Channel by visiting www.youtube.com/albanytech1 .
About Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany
Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany is one of six commands under Marine Corps Installations East (headquartered at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina) and the proud home of Marine Corps Logistics Command, Marine Force Storage Command and Marine Depot Maintenance Command/Production Plant Albany. Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany is dedicated to supporting the warfighter by providing high quality, cost-effective installation support services to its tenant commands. The base's priority is to its tenants, whose focus of effort is the warfighter. Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany is also committed to providing its service members, civilian-Marines and families a safe and secure environment to work and live, thereby increasing quality of life for all. The base will be environmentally conscious and look for ways to decrease use of non-renewable energy sources to increase security and reduce cost. The base will reach out to the surrounding community to find ways to share common goals and values and will build relationships that are good for the Corps and the community, which will last far into the future. Marine Corps Logistics Command is currently the largest tenant organization aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Georgia.