Wages and Job Openings on the Rise in Trucking

When thinking about a career change, you want to be certain that you’re looking at an industry with growing wages and open positions. Well, look no further than truck driving. Let’s start with the first point: wages. “According to the quarterly, Trends in Truckload Recruitment and Retention survey from background screening services provider Driver iQ,

Student of the Month – Bangor, April 2018: Theresa Jacobs

Congratulations to our April Student of the Month in Bangor, Theresa Jacobs! Theresa has been a pleasure to have in class and has put in great effort throughout her time in the program. Even while working full-time, she maintains full-time attendance here at school. She has been able to maintain an important work-life-school balance, which

Do You Need a Bachelor’s Degree?

Before you embark on additional schooling, you need to ask yourself: What’s the goal of your education? For most of you, the answer is the same: To get a better job. Conventional wisdom has always said that the path to get that better job was through earning a bachelor’s degree. However, a recent story from

Student of the Month – Bangor, March 2018: Ben Whitney

Congratulations to our March Student of the Month in Bangor, Ben Whitney! Ben has shown the dedication to learn the material presented both in class and the shop. His father told him to pay attention to the instructors, and he will do fine. He has applied that advice and has a 94 GPA. Ben will

Student of the Month – Bangor, February 2018: Robert Lake

Congratulations to our February Student of the Month in Bangor, Robert Lake! Due to a mill closure, Robert came to us with the idea to learn a new trade and start a new career. Halfway through the program, Robert is excelling with a 95 GPA, and he is eager to learn more–always asking questions to

Student of the Month – Bangor, January 2018: Tina Bouchard

Congratulations to our January Student of the Month in Bangor, Tina Bouchard Tina is excelling academically with a GPA of 96 and is at 99% attendance and always arrives at school with a positive and cheerful attitude. She is also a very generous person who always is the first to lend a helping hand to

How to Choose Your HVAC/R Training Program

Starting a new career is a big step. The research and planning needed to ensure that you’re making the right decision can be a full-time job in and of itself. If you’re looking to begin your career as an HVAC/R Technician, we have some tips that can help you know what to look for in

Northeast Technical Institute Hosts Governor’s Advisor on Energy

Bangor, ME—On Monday, February 12, Jim LaBrecque, Governor LePage’s Advisor on Energy, visited Northeast Technical Institute in Bangor. Mr. LaBrecque met with HVAC/R students to discuss his vision for the industry and the opportunities available to them upon graduation. Mr. LaBrecque first connected with Northeast Technical Institute five years ago through a meeting with Joe

Student of the Month – Bangor, December 2017: David Chase

Congratulations to our December Student of the Month in Bangor, David Chase! David constantly shows the faculty, staff, and fellow students how important his career choice is to him. He is always present every day for class and shows the utmost respect to all around him. In class, David listens intently to all the instructors

Student of the Month – Bangor, October 2017: Anthony Davis

Congratulations to our October Student of the Month in Bangor, Anthony Davis! Anthony began with Northeast Technical Institute in June. His constant enthusiasm in the classroom keeps his fellow students and his instructors in good spirits. Despite working more than 50 hours weekly during nights, Anthony still manages to come in, get his school work

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