Juneau Empire reports.
It will aid students in preparing for mining industry jobs through education, job shadowing and training. “We’re giving the biggest amount of money we have in our history,” said Hecla President and Chief Executive Officer Philip Baker. Baker said there is a need for qualified employees in the industry and this outreach, combined with internships, will help provide a pathway for students coming out of high school and through college to go directly into the workforce.
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It will aid students in preparing for mining industry jobs through education, job shadowing and training. “We’re giving the biggest amount of money we have in our history,” said Hecla President and Chief Executive Officer Philip Baker. Baker said there is a need for qualified employees in the industry and this outreach, combined with internships, will help provide a pathway for students coming out of high school and through college to go directly into the workforce.
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Hecla donation to UAF supports local vocational outreach and training for mining industry

Hecla Greens Creek Mining Co. has donated $300,000 to the University of Alaska Foundation (UAF) to fund a mining career development program at the University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau Empire reports.

It will aid students in preparing for mining industry jobs through education, job shadowing and training. “We’re giving the biggest amount of money we have in our history,” said Hecla President and Chief Executive Officer Philip Baker. Baker said there is a need for qualified employees in the industry and this outreach, combined with internships, will help provide a pathway for students coming out of high school and through college to go directly into the workforce.