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Blog // Connect Michigan

Siemens Initiates Technical Job Training Program for Veterans

By Wil Payton

Job Fair PictureSiemens has announced a new, job training initiative for U.S. military veterans with engineering and manufacturing backgrounds as part of a nationwide effort to assist veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce.

The program will provide free training in the use of state-of-the-art digital lifecycle management and computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) software technology. The courses will be available at 22 of the company’s software training facilities including the following cities:

Huntsville, AL, 
Cypress, CA, 
Atlanta, GA, 
Chicago, IL
, Boston, MA, 
Detroit, MI, 
St. Louis, MO
, Cincinnati/Dayton, OH, Dallas, TX, 
Washington, DC, 
Rochester, NY, Milwaukee, WI, 
Minneapolis, MN
, San Diego, CA, 
Grand Rapids, MI
, Portsmouth, NH
, West Bend, WI, 
Denver, CO, 
Middletown, CT, 
and San Jose, CA.

Below is an excerpt from a Digital Manufacturing Report article on the program:

 "Siemens is an innovator in advanced manufacturing, an area of job growth in the U.S., and the training we are providing to veterans will enhance their ability to be hired by the more than 71,000 customers and potential employers who utilize our software and technology solutions," said Chuck Grindstaff, president and CEO of Siemens PLM software. "Siemens wants to do its part in showing our gratitude as we welcome our veterans home and for many, what they need most, is a job that allows them to re-acclimate to civilian life and support their families.  We think this program will help."

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