Superior Carriers and Northeast Technical Institute Partner to Address Truck Driver Shortage

From training to employment, a great model for meeting the needs of the trucking industry. Scarborough, ME—Superior Carriers and Northeast Technical Institute announce a partnership that will help to connect trained workers with in-demand truck driving jobs. Estimates state that the trucking industry will need to hire nearly 90,000 new operators in the next decade

HVAC/R Industry On-Target for Growth and Looking to Hire

It goes without saying that if you decide to further your education at Northeast Technical Institute, you want to be able to start a new job upon graduation. To help you in that regard, our Instructors and Career Development team not only work with you to connect you with employers, but they’re always keeping an

It Works 4 ME, and It Can Work for You!

Does this video sound familiar? We’ve talked before about the importance of trades, and we’re excited to see more folks doing the same. In Maine, we’re in need of more skilled tradespeople, which is the focus of our training. But, the key is to make certain that we’re directing students and adult learners to those

Northeast Technical Institute Supports Camp Sunshine

Scarborough, ME—Northeast Technical Institute presented Camp Sunshine with a donation of $10,000. Northeast Technical Institute donates a portion of its application fees to a local charity, and, once again in 2018, Camp Sunshine was the recipient. Founded in 1984, Camp Sunshine provides retreats combining respite, recreation and support, while enabling hope and promoting joy, for

Northeast Technical Institute Breaks Ground on New Bangor Campus

Expanded campus set to open in Fall 2018 Bangor, ME—Northeast Technical Institute hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Bangor campus on Friday, June 1. Representatives from the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce and Ellis Commercial Development were on hand to celebrate. Northeast Technical Institute first opened in the Bangor area in 2003 offering truck

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,

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 – Lewiston, February 2018: Ismail Ahmed

Congratulations to our March Student of the Month in Lewiston, Ismail Ahmed! Ismail has shown extreme commitment throughout his entire time here. Since English is not his first language, he has worked very hard to be sure that he learns and understands everything that is expected and more. Ismail has shared a world of knowledge,

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

Northeast Technical Institute’s HVAC/R Program Providing New Career Opportunities and Helping Local Businesses

New classes now enrolling in Bangor and Scarborough Bangor, ME—Nationwide, an unfortunate trend is continuing with fewer and fewer young people choosing trades as their career path. The HVAC/R program at Northeast Technical Institute is designed to reverse that trend. According to a February op-ed piece in the Portland Press Herald, HVAC/R technician is among

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