AlcornWorks is a division of The Alliance which focuses on workforce development for citizens, industry partners and members in Corinth and Alcorn County. AlcornWorks helps ensure Corinth and Alcorn County have a diverse and vibrant economy with a skilled, trained and educated workforce who are ready to work in the 21st century economy and ready to support continued growth of our business community.
& TECHONOLOGY CENTER
The ACTC offers 13 career and Technical Education classes for students including:
Agriculture Power & Machinery
Automotive Service Technology
The NEMCC Division of Workforce Training and Economic Development offers advanced training for all customer segments. We deliver training courses at Northeast facilities or at the industry location.
INTERNSHIPS & ON THE JOB TRAINING
Local opportunities exist for On the Job Training, Internships, Apprenticeships, and other programs. Northeast Mississippi Community College teams up with Three Rivers Planning and Development District to offer these programs to assist local business and industry in growing a successful workforce.
A Regional Workforce Assessment shows:
15.3% of the regional workforce is "underemployed", including 11.5% of the manufacturing workforce.
manufacturing careers are viewed in a positive light
Companies paying competitive wages can recruit a labor shed of 50+ minutes.