Workforce Training opportunities

Katahdin Higher Education Center – East Millinocket (7 miles)
  • Recent recipient of $4,000,000 to provide training and childcare
Eastern Maine Community College – Bangor (68 miles)
  • Numerous programs (welding, woodworking, etc.)
University of Maine – Orono (65 miles)
  • Maine’s flagship University and primary engineering campus
  • Advanced Structures and Composites Center
  • Structural engineering, testing laboratory, CNC machining support available.
Maine Maritime Academy – Castine (111 miles)
  • Millinocket has one of the largest alumni networks of marine/power engineers and logistics specialists in Maine.

Additional Training Resources available

Maine Quality Centers:
  • Customized workforce training programs tailored to specific industry needs, through the Maine Community College System. E.g., Katahdin Higher Education Center, Eastern Maine Community College
Maine Department of Labor: On-the-job Training Funds
  • 50% reimbursement of wages for up to 480 hours
  • Apprentice support: $500 per worker accepted into program