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 – Lewiston, December 2017: Macy Dinsmore

Congratulations to our December Student of the Month in Lewiston, Macy Dinsmore! Macy’s commitment and dedication throughout her program has been and continues to be excellent. She has a sunny personality, and even when circumstances get tough, she always seems to find the bright side to everything. It is not uncommon to see her helping

Student of the Month – Lewiston, November 2017: Casey West

Congratulations to our November Student of the Month in Lewiston, Casey West! Casey started at Northeast Technical Institute in the Spring, with an appetite for knowledge. Despite a background in IT and customer service, he wanted to make a complete career change. He has excelled in the Medical Assisting program, and is currently our first

Most In-Demand Group of Workers: Tradespeople!

It’s no secret: New England is suffering from a shortage of skilled workers. For example, the Boston Globe reports that Information Technology workers are hard to find and this can lead to bidding wars in the hiring and retention of programmers and analysts. According to the Globe, the shortage of technology workers is the top

Northeast Technical Institute Expands Course Offerings with Specialized Electrician Training

Responding to business needs, Northeast Technical Institute worked with Gelinas HVAC Services and Dead River Company to train their employees. Scarborough, ME—Northeast Technical Institute recently concluded a new training program for electricians to ensure they had the skills and knowledge businesses need. The twenty-hour refresher course was a direct response to employer needs recognized by

What are Some of the Highest Paying Trade School Careers?

Do you want a career with outstanding pay? Do you want to land that dream job or get your foot in the door without a four-year university degree? Discover how to have the opportunity to work in a great career field with these careers that do not require a four year degree or beyond. Avoid

Congratulations to Our Graduates

At the end of October, we took time to celebrate the accomplishments of our students at our Fall Graduation Ceremony for our Scarborough and Lewiston campuses. Family, friends, and supporters packed the room at the Marriott at Sable Oaks in Portland to congratulate the students who worked so hard to start new careers and change

High Growth Careers That Do Not Require a College Degree

Twenty-five years ago you would have been hard-pressed to find any high school teacher who didn’t insist that going to college for a four-year degree was the only option available for a secure financial future. However, over the past couple of decades we have learned — through the unfortunate trials of college loan debt and

Why Computer Certifications are Important to Employers

In the increasingly competitive world of Information Technology (IT), it is important to seize any advantage you can to boost your qualifications, visibility, and attractiveness to potential employers. One good and relatively easy way to do this is to obtain computer certifications from major computer companies like Microsoft, Cisco and CompTIA. Taking the time to

Trade School vs College – What’s the Difference?

For most high school graduates, a degree from a four-year college seems like the only option as far as higher education is concerned, and many high school seniors know which university they’ll be attending by mid-year. There is one option, however, that many students don’t consider for their educational transition into a lifelong career: trade