September 23, 2019
Meet Ivy Jones, Future Engineer

Ivy Jones loves to play the guitar and violin, and she used to think she’d grow up to be a music producer or studio engineer. Then, she met Wes Hutchins while interviewing through the YouthWorkInternship Program, a Durham program designed to provide exposure and experience to young people about different potential careers. Hutchins, who works […]

Here’s Why Hosting an Intern Works

  The engineering firm McKim & Creed, which was founded and hired its first employee in 1978, now has offices spread across the southeast from North Carolina to Florida and Texas. “We’ve been growing pretty quickly the last four years and are expecting continued growth as part of our strategic plan,” said Wes Hutchins, who […]

September 17, 2019
Training Leads to New Career

Shante Williams needed a good job. She moved from Florida to Durham with her husband and 16-month-old son in 2018 to be closer to family, but finding a good job proved more challenging. “I had been here for seven months,” said Williams, 31. “I was new to the state, and I wasn’t working.” Williams’ aunt […]