Industry

Lincoln Electric

  • Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology
  • Welding & Metal Fabrication

With ever-changing tools and technology, preparing tomorrow’s workforce can be a complex undertaking. Thanks to the Corporate Tomorrow Makers program at Penn College, the relationship between industry and education is mutually beneficial. Students get scholarship opportunities and hands-on experience with equipment just like they’ll find in the field. Plus, industry partners get skilled professionals to fill in-demand positions. It’s a win-win for the future.

 

Lincoln Electric

Meet Our Partner

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 55 manufacturing locations in 18 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the company website.

Industry Partnerships

Q&A with Lincoln Electric

WHAT QUALITIES OF PENN COLLEGE STUDENTS MAKE THEM STAND OUT FOR YOUR OPERATIONS?

Penn College students typically demonstrate sufficient technical skills as well as a focused work ethic which allows them to achieve project ownership and immediately assume a high level of responsibility in their roles.

WHAT ASPECTS OF YOUR COMPANY ATTRACT OUR STUDENTS AND FUTURE STUDENTS TO JOIN YOUR OPERATIONS?

At Lincoln Electric, Penn College students have a world of opportunities ahead of them. With 55 manufacturing locations in 18 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries, the geographic possibilities are endless. Additionally, the wide variety of career opportunities make cross-functional careers a reality. Lincoln Electric offers careers in various engineering disciplines, technical solutions, technical sales, operations, finance, information technology, product management, R&D, supply chain and logistics.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU SHARE WITH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (AND PARENTS) WHO ARE CONSIDERING PENN COLLEGE?

In our experience, Penn College does a great job preparing students for more than just jobs. It's about career investment that will deliver dividends for decades to come.

WHAT PROFESSIONAL ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE PENN COLLEGE STUDENTS TO BEST PREPARE THEM TO JOIN YOUR TEAM?

The students who can study a major/trade that they're impassioned with will be most successful in their careers. The passion will drive the student to spend extra time to learn beyond the classroom and strive to connect their education to a career path.

Industry Connections

"Lincoln Electric and Penn College share a common dedication to the education of the next generation. Our partnership allows students to utilize their skills to drive our industry toward higher productivity and increased quality while always prioritizing safety.”

Dave Watson, Sales Engineer, Lincoln Electric

News
Lincoln helps make  donation a reality

Lincoln helps make donation a reality

When Philly Shipyard Inc. wanted to donate Lincoln Electric brand welding consumables to Penn College, Lincoln stepped up to cover the freight costs.

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Programs

Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

Choose from a host of interconnected, yet diverse majors, ranging from automation and computer engineering to electronics and robotics.

Welding & Metal Fabrication

Perfect your skills in our newly expanded 55,000-square-foot lab.