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Looking ahead to a Welding Career in Houston.

November 2020

This month, our focus is on Career Services at our largest campus – Houston, Texas. Our Career and Student Services Coordinator, Hillary Collins has been in this role for almost three years. She has done an incredible job assisting our students, from hosting employer speakers on campus like 24/7 Workforce, to helping set up job […]

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You won’t be doing the job search on your own – that’s our promise.

October 2020

Interview with Sarah Brantley – Career and Student Services Coordinator. Sarah has been helping students find welding careers upon graduation for more than two years. She works at the Piedmont, SC campus, but we have Career and Student Services Coordinators at all campuses to assist students. What is the Arclabs Employability Skills class that you […]

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Born to Weld

September 2020

This month we’re showcasing what a combination of professional welding training and strong work ethic can do. Louis T., a recent 280-hour graduate at our Houston, TX campus, is the epitome of working towards a dream. Growing up on a farm, he has been around welding his whole life and knew from a very young […]

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What’s Your Favorite Color??

August 2020

Here’s a great article from Miller that demonstrates how much work goes into making those gorgeous colors you see on welds.  Whether it be temperature, oxidation, or metal type, there is much more effort to these creative welds than what meets the eye! https://www.millerwelds.com/resources/article-library/welding-colors-what-they-mean-and-why-they-matter

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Doing it Right. The First Time.

July 2020

That is the motto for Boilermakers Union, Local 456 out of Rock Hill, SC.  This Union assists their welders with job placement on nationwide contract work.  Business Manager, James Duke, came out to speak to our students about job opportunities, specifically for those that would like to travel.  Our Piedmont/Greenville location recently sent 13 current […]

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Arclabs Partners with BAE Systems

June 2020

On Thursday, June 4th, BAE Systems visited our new location in Houston, Texas.  Arclabs – Houston campus has had several graduates interview with BAE Systems for welder positions and recently seven graduates have been hired by this outstanding company. Talent Acquisition Personnel of BAE Systems, Mr. Flores, said this of our hired graduates: “We were […]

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Love the movies?

May 2020

Do you love movies? When it comes to welding, we often only think about it in manufacturing and construction. But did you know it also plays a huge part in pop culture? From Flashdance to Iron Man to The Empire Strikes Back, there’s a long history of welding onscreen. Check out how welding plays a […]

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Critical welding jobs that come with an adrenaline rush

April 2020

Love the welding field, but shop work isn’t fulfilling your need for being a thrill seeker? Need more of a welding daredevil job that gets your adrenaline pumping?  Look no further! This article features areas in the welding industry that you can get your fill of excitement. https://insights.globalspec.com/article/13164/critical-welding-jobs-that-come-with-an-adrenaline-rush

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Different welding certificates for advanced career opportunities

March 2020

What comes to mind when you think of careers in welding? Maybe ‘welder’ is the only job title that comes to mind. But that is not the case. Welding can take you down many different paths. No matter what you may be interested in, there is probably career option for you. Check out some of […]

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ARCLABS WELDING SCHOOL STUDENT BEATS THE ODDS AND OVERCOMES BARRIERS

February 2020

Hanahan, SC (February, 2020) – Arclabs Welding School Student, Larry Phillips proves that you can follow your dreams despite any physical barriers that you may have. Larry Phillips is not your typical welder, he is paraplegic, but he will not let this stop him.  Through the help of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) […]

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