When EVIT students are accepted into AYES
, they are assigned a mentor at the dealership where they will be working for their internship.
Through affiliation with the nationwide AYES
model, automotive student interns enter dealership service departments to gain first-hand knowledge of automotive technology careers.
We are very pleased to have Nissan North America join in sponsorship of our initiative," said Don Gray, AYES
Currently affiliated with more than 215 secondary/tech prep schools in 36 states, AYES
builds local partnerships between dealerships and the nearby schools offering high quality automotive service technology and collision repair/refinish programs.
selected eight exceptional students to serve as the 2006 AYES
Future Techs in Los Angeles:
President and CEO Larry Cummings notes, "This grant will allow AYES
to deliver its highly valued initiatives directly to dealerships in every city in the nation, while the school-based initiative will continue to serve the top 100 automotive markets in the nation.
What makes AYES
so important to dealers across the nation is the opportunity to grow our new technicians from our own backyard," said Dueso.
For more information, visit the AYES
web site: http://www.
Another aspect of AYES
is the guidance of industry professionals, so the MBIT students are provided with mentors who are experienced technicians.
is a member of the ACTE Business Education Partnership.
has nearly 30 California schools on its roster that join more than 400 AYES
school programs nationally.
In addition to image-building public relations, AYES
promises donations of cars, parts and manuals to eligible schools; advanced training for teachers; and multimedia career awareness packages.
While the AYES
Future Techs are touring the show floor and attending the day's press conferences, they will be available for interviews regarding their impressions of the latest offerings from exhibiting manufacturers.
is a school-to-work initiative in partnership with CMCDA and franchised new car dealers to address the availability of qualified service technicians, and encourage high school students to consider careers in retail automotive service, and prepare them for entry-level career positions or advanced studies in automotive technology.
2M for the expansion of the AYES
automotive service technician training initiative.