MCC Collaborates with state agencies to provide internships

MCC Collaborates with Department of Environmental Protection and Connecticut Clean Energy Fund to Provide Internships for Students


WHO: At the workshop students will have the opportunity to discuss the projects they worked on and their experiences working with town officials on green initiatives. The internships were designed as a pilot, to assist municipalities in the Manchester and Norwich regions that were developing green/energy projects but needed knowledgeable manpower to execute them. The Department of Environmental Protection solicited the towns, funding was received from the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund and the colleges provided the students.

WHAT: Manchester Community College will host the Connecticut Municipal Climate Network Workshop to showcase the collaboration in the development of internships between the Department of Environmental Protection, Connecticut Clean Energy Fund and municipalities in the regions served by Manchester Community College and Three Rivers Community College.

WHEN: Monday, June 20, 2011 from 9:00 a.m.to 12 noon

WHERE: Manchester Community College, Great Path Academy Building, Community Commons Room.

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The Press and Photographers are Invited to Attend

Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The College offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.


News Item Posted On: June 15, 2011
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