NUCOR TECHNICAL ACADEMY

Get paid to earn your associates degree and land a job. Yes, you read that right! The Nucor Technical Academy is a unique program designed to launch successful Nucor careers by providing full scholarship for tuition and housing for motivated, qualified candidates who GET PAID to go to class.

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Our program provides education and hands-on training without the typical financial burdens of going to school.

  • Tuition and fees are completely covered by the program (minimum 3.0 GPA required)
  • Housing is provided for students living in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Nucor provides travel expenses for travel between Tuscaloosa and your home mill
  • Students are paid for their time in class and for on-the-job training
  • Graduates become part of the Nucor team with competitive full-time pay and benefits

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Nucor will pay you for the hours you are on the job training and the hours you attend class.

  • $10/hour in 1st year, with no experience
  • $12/hour in 2nd year, based on performance and maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • $14/hour in 3rd year, based on performance and maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA

THE JOURNEY FROM APPLICATION TO JOB OFFER.

  • SELECTED APPLICANTS
  • SELECTED CANDIDATES
  • SUCCESSFUL TRAINEES
  • UPON COMPLETION
  1. SELECTED APPLICANTS WILL:

    • Schedule a one day plant visit and interview with your potential sponsoring mill
    • Tour the facility (must be 18 years old)
    • Take Nucor’s pre-hire assessment
    • Meet all program requirements
  2. SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL:

    • Be offered a position in program
    • Be enrolled in a custom electrical curriculum at Shelton State Community College
    • Employment will be through a local staffing company
    • Relocate to Tuscaloosa, Alabama prior to the beginning of fall semester classes.
  3. SUCCESSFUL TRAINEES WILL:

    • Earn an Associate in Applied Science in Industrial Electronics Technology
    • Receive hands-on training at Nucor Tuscaloosa (during semesters)
    • Receive hands-on training at trainee’s sponsoring Nucor Division during summer break, winter break and other periods when available
  4. UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION APPLICANTS WILL:

    • Interview for Electrical Maintenance position at sponsoring division
    • Complete 3 year commitment to sponsoring division
    • Be offered an entry level position
    • Attain electrical knowledge and skills
    • Have opportunities for career advancement
    • Have an opportunity for a career with a Fortune 200 company

How To Apply

INTERESTED CANDIDATES SHOULD DO THE FOLLOWING


Apply online to Nucor Technical Academy

(Applications accepted October 1 - January 31)

Include Student Information Sheet with Nucor application

Include chronological resume with Nucor application

Include transcript with SAT/ACT with Nucor application

Include a one-page essay

Take Willingness Survey during Nucor application

Contact Lane Tyner if you have questions.