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For Immediate Release 04-23
Immediate Release 04-23
Contact: Caroline Chetelat, (410) 956-1050, x22
firstname.lastname@example.org Makes Job Hunting Smooth Sailing for Students Newly launched website provides pool of highly trained marine students
to industryAugust 12, 2004, Edgewater, MD: The Westlawn
Institute of Marine Technology is pleased to announce a key development in the
newly launched web site www.westlawn.org. A virtual matchmaker in the form of a
job posting makes recruitment easier than ever for the marine industry. This
free service is provided for Westlawn students and for the marine industry and
serves to match highly trained students with dynamic employers. Firms with
positions in design, management, production, purchasing, or any other aspect of
the marine industry are invited to post these open positions on www.westlawn.edu, and should email email@example.com with their job
listing.“This service is unlike any other in the marine
industry. Westlawn students are among the most dedicated and self disciplined
anywhere,” states Dave Gerr, Director of Westlawn, “In fact, since our students
span the globe, the internet is the next natural frontier for our industry, and
we wanted to get there in time to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of our
school,” continued Gerr. “If you have a job opening, Westlawn would like to
help you fill it!”Westlawn graduates have built careers with major
boatbuilding companies, marine design firms, even teaching institutions. Many
have launched their own design practices. Westlawn graduates are some of the
most famous names in the industry, from Jack Hargrave to Bruce King, Rod
Johnstone, Gary Mull, Tom Fexas, and many others. All have secured the
opportunity to shape the future of boating. Westlawn has developed a variety of
course offerings to meet the emerging needs of the marine industry. The various
course offerings are:Professional Diploma In Yacht & Small-Craft Design Module 1: Principles of Yacht Design Module 2: Aesthetics/Utilization of Design Module 3: Construction Methods Module 4: Systems and EquipmentYacht Design LiteA comprehensive review of yacht design
principles for industry executives, marine surveyors, and other industry
professionals.Interior Design Methods For Yacht Design And The
Boatbuilding IndustryAn extensive continuing-education course on
interior design for the boating industry.
Founded in 1930, the Westlawn Institute of
Marine Technology is the only nationally accredited and state certified
distance-learning school of small-craft design in the United States. As the
not-for-profit educational affiliate of the American Boat and Yacht Council,
Westlawn’s primary function is to assure a continual source of highly skilled
designers to the marine industry. To learn more about Westlawn, please call
(410) 956-7100 or visit the Westlawn web site at www.westlawn.edu.