Learn and Earn FAQs
Yes, you will qualify for financial aid based on the semester you begin. If you are accepted for the August cohort, your financial aid package would be Fall and Spring, 2012-13.
Yes, When you are working at the DuPont facilities, you will be paid approximately $12 per hour and will be working approximately 40 hours a week for 12 weeks. You will do this twice during the Learn and Earn program. That is approximately $11,520 of potential income.
Click here for a listing of chemical and polymer operator technology career opportunities. This certificate will roll into the Associate of Applied Science Board of Governors degree. All of your hours will transfer into this degree. Additional coursework will be required to complete the Associate degree.
Please remember, this is competitive admission, so applying for the program does not guarantee acceptance.[break][break]1. Fill out an application for admission. 2. Fill out an application to the program. Click here to download. 3. You must have an ACT score of a 19 in Math, and 18 in English or better or pass. If you have not taken the ACT test, you may take our placement tests in English, Reading and Math. Placement tests are designed to ensure you have college-level skills. For more information and practice, click here. Placement tests cost $10 to take. Call 304.424.8319 to schedule testing. Let them know you are interested in Learn and Earn. 4. You must take WorkKeys testing. If you have already taken this test series, please send results to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: WVU Parkersburg Attn: Vanora Sams 300 Campus Drive Parkersburg, WV 26104 To register for this test, please call 304.424.8277. The cost is $29.50. The next test date is June 22, 2012. Let them know you are interested in Learn and Earn. 5. Once you are finalist, you will be asked to complete drug testing and a background check.
First semester: 12 weeks in class, Monday - Thursday Classes: ATPT 130 Intro to Process Technology INDT 143 Safety, health and Environmental INDT 233 SPC (Quality) ATPT 140 Instrumentation Math 111 Technical Mathematics 12 weeks working at DuPont Second Semester: 12 weeks in class Monday - Thursday Classes: ATPT 141 Process Technology I - Equipment ATPT 242 Process Technology II - Systems ATPT 244 Process Technology III - Operations ATPT 260 Capstone ENGL 107 Technical Writing 12 weeks working at DuPont
No. However, this is a great way to make a good impression and get your foot in the door.