Success Stories

Keesler Federal Credit Union: Adding Value to Mississippi’s Workforce

Keesler Federal Credit Union and MAP Celebrate the Graduating Apprenticeship Class of 2020 The Registered Apprenticeship (RA) program at Keesler Federal Credit Union (Keesler) creates career advancement opportunities for its employees using a unique approach to learning that is the first-of-its-kind for the financial sector in Mississippi. The program, which launched in 2018 in partnership […]

MGCCC and Halter Marine launch shipbuilding apprenticeship program

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College News Release MGCCC and Halter Marine launch shipbuilding apprenticeship program Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and Halter Marine held an Apprenticeship Orientation Session on September 1 at Halter Marine in Pascagoula. Fifty shipbuilding apprentices began the program, with 10 in each of five programs that include electrical, welding, pipe welding, […]

Keesler Federal Credit Union: How Self-Improvements Advance Careers

Nacol Olson-Palmer always believed in the value of continuous learning and self-improvement to help her advance in her career. Nacol joined the team at Kessler Federal Credit Union (KFCU) over 14 years ago as a teller and eventually worked her way to a head teller, financial service representative, and loan officer.

MGCCC partnership with Halter Marine will create apprentice program

A new apprenticeship program between Halter Marine and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College will create the opportunity to get paid for learning. The program will begin in the fall with 25 students in each of the five fields. Eventually, it will expand to 11 fields.

hago Automotive: Getting Youth on the Road to a Bright Future

hago Automotive in Iuka, Mississippi, offers a youth apprenticeship program in partnership with Northeast Mississippi Community College that provides free education and a pathway to a rewarding career.

MGCCC and Keesler Credit Union Banking Apprenticeship Program

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) and Keesler Federal Credit Union launched an apprenticeship program that provides training to current credit union employees who want to gain the skills and experience needed to advance their careers.

Women in Construction

WinC is a pre-apprenticeship job training program of Moore Community House in Biloxi, MS and has been serving the women and communities of the Mississippi Gulf Coast dating back to 2007.

Ingalls Shipbuilding: Sailing into Successful Careers

For more than half a century, Ingalls has offered Registered Apprenticeships, and currently, the company has 800 apprentices enrolled in one of its 15 shipyard-training programs.