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CMU Tech Celebrates Job Signing Day: Recognizing Student Success and Industry Partnerships

CMU Tech's Job Signing Day event on May 1 served as a celebration of student achievements and the fruitful partnerships between CMU and various industry leaders.

This semester, CMU Tech is proud to acknowledge nearly 70% of students are employed prior to graduation and over 100 students have received a job or promotion in their field in the last 6 months. To commemorate their accomplishments, 32 students and their respective employers gathered to publicly sign a letter of intent. This event was a time to celebrate the hard work that’s gone in to ensuring students have the skills necessary to successfully complete their education, secure employment or receive a promotion. It's also a time to thank the employers for their investment in students. 

Job Signing Day highlighted the diverse career paths pursued by CMU Tech students, including roles in aviation technology, early childhood education, transportation services, veterinary technology, welding and wildland fire management. Some of the esteemed employers participating in the event included:

  • CMU Tech Aviation Program – Aviation Tech
  • Discovery Kids Learning Center – Early Childhood Education
  • Mini Mavs – Early Childhood Education
  • City of Glenwood Springs Police Department – POST
  • Grand Junction Police Department – POST
  • Mesa County Sheriff's Office – POST
  • Silt Police Department – POST
  • City of Grand Junction Fleet Services – Transportation Services
  • Jiffy Lube – Transportation Services
  • Kokopelli Animal Hospital – Vet Tech
  • Montrose Veterinary Clinic – Vet Tech
  • Palisade Pet Care – Vet Tech
  • Great Western Buildings – Welding
  • U.S. Forest Service – Wildland Fire Management
  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management – Wildland Fire Management

CMU Tech takes pride in fostering invaluable relationships that both help meet the region’s workforce needs and that contribute to students' success.

To learn more about Job Signing Day, see last year's celebration on YouTube


Written by Staff