The meetings will introduce participants to careers in process technology. Female guest speakers from companies such as Lubrizol, Lyondell, Syngenta and Pasadena Refining will discuss their job experiences and the opportunities available to the participants in the process technology field. Participants will tour the department's pilot plant, view presentations about process technology equipment and job opportunities, and tour a plant in the area.
"There is a large demand in the process technology field for female operators," said Mike Speegle, process technology department chair. "Currently, less than three percent of the operations personnel in the processing industry are female. Starting pay for a new operator could be as high as $50,000 a year with excellent benefits."
Class space is limited to 50 students for the female seminar. The first 10 ladies who enroll in San Jacinto College's two-year process technology program will receive a $150 gift certificate, courtesy of Shell, which can be used only at the Central campus bookstore.
The open institute, for both males and females, is limited to the first 150 applicants. Lunch and snacks will be provided on both dates. To register, or to obtain more information, please call 281-476-1872. For information about San Jacinto College and its process technology program, please visit www.sanjac.edu.
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