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Tech Prep

About

Tech Prep is a summer student development program for high school juniors who have their eye on a future in aerospace manufacturing. The Boeing Company management and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers are proud to be sponsors of this program in the Portland, Oregon metro area.

How

To be considered, students must be at least 16 years old; have a 2.5 GPA or higher; and obtain a recommendation from a school teacher, counselor, or other professional. After applications have been received, Boeing conducts a down-select process and then invites students to a formal, in-person structured interview. Pending the results of that process, 12 students are offered positions as summer interns for year one of the program. This program is non-residential and each intern is responsible for their own food, transportation and housing.

When

Programs generally take place during the summer months however the duration of each program varies by year.

 

For more information:
Download the latest Tech Prep brochure
Download the latest open house information
Download important dates and additional open house information

Click here to watch Tech Prep in action!
Contact Portland Joint Programs at 1-800-854-1310


Contact Portland Joint Programs at 1-800-854-1310 or via email at portlandjointprograms@exchange.boeing.com.

To apply:

Fillable Tech Prep High School application
Tech Prep High School application

College Machining and Assembly Student Development Programs

About:

College Student Development Programs are for community college students who have their eye on a future in aerospace manufacturing or assembly. The Boeing Company management and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers are proud to be sponsors of these programs in the Portland metro area.

How:

Machining Program:
To be considered, students must be at least 18 years old; have a 2.5 GPA or higher; be currently enrolled in their school's machining program and have completed at least 50% of the core machining curriculum; and obtain a recommendation from an instructor.

Assembly Program:
To be considered, students must be at least 18 years old; have a 2.5 GPA or higher; be currently enrolled in their school's A&P (Airframe and Powerplant) program and have completed the Airframe certificate portion of the curriculum; and obtain a recommendation from an instructor.

After applications have been received, Boeing conducts a down-select process and then invites students to a formal, in-person structured interview. Pending the results of that process, up to 10 students are offered positions as summer interns for machining and up to 8 students are offered positions for assembly internships. Programs are non-residential and each intern is responsible for their own food, transportation and housing.

When:
Machining Students participate in a seven-week summer job-shadow program in various machining areas.
Assembly Students participate in a five-week job-shadow program corresponding to the break between the Airframe and Powerplant portions of their college program, typically late summer/early fall.
 
For more information: 
Download the latest college machining flier

To apply:
Fillable College Machining application
College Machining application

Watch the video to learn more about the College Student Development programs. 

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

Contact Portland IAM/Boeing Joint Programs at 1-800-854-1310 or via email at portlandjointprograms@exchange.boeing.com.