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Fall 2015 Mining Rocks Tour

Offered by Great Basin College Career and Technical Education College Credit Program and Barrick

2015 Mining Rocks Tour graphicJoin the “Mining Rocks” tour on Thursday November 12, 8 AM – 4 PM to explore the careers and programs available to become a part of Nevada's mining industry. Great Basin College CTE College Credit Program, in collaboration with Barrick, will be offering an opportunity to tour a mine site and learn about the different careers & educational opportunities available in mining. The variety of careers and programs discussed on the tours will include: electrical systems technology, diesel technology, welding technology, mining, engineering, natural resources, earth sciences, office technology, human resources, and business administration.

This opportunity will be open for 45 participants. Interested high school students who want to participate will have first priority. Great Basin College students & community members who are interested in attending GBC are also encouraged to apply. All interested parties must complete the Mining Rocks Application available at Applications are due by November 6, 2015. Call Heather Steel at GBC at 775-753-2303 or e-mail for more information.

For More Information Contact

Kayla McCarson
Marketing/Social Media Specialist, Student Services
Phone: (775) 753-2105

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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