If you’re interested in
working in the automotive industry, Southeast Community College’s Automotive
Career Expo will let you explore many different careers, as well as apply for
businesses will be on site Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 7-9 p.m. at SCC’s Lincoln
Campus. There also will be some custom hot rods on display in the automotive
“We want to showcase all of
the automotive career options,” said Barry Smith, chair of the Automotive
Technology and Motorcycle, ATV & Personal Watercraft Technology programs in
Lincoln. “The idea is to get young people and their parents to see there are good
career options that pay well, and you can go far.”
Smith said career options
include shop ownership, service writing, automotive technicians, auto part
sales, body and paint specialists, auto designers, and many others.
The following businesses will
be awarding $1,000 scholarships to enroll in SCC’s Automotive Technology
program: Advance Auto Parts, BG Nebraska, inMOTION Auto Care, and Midwest Auto
Care Alliance. SCC also will give away two $500 scholarships. There will be
close to $1,500 in prizes, including tool sets from Snap-on Tools. The first 75
people who attend will receive free T-shirts.
Other businesses at the expo include
Agee’s Automotive Repair, Custom Auto Care, Speedway Motors, and Snap-On Tools.