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Actalent Visits BSCTC Pikeville Campus

people in a classroomThe Pikeville Campus Electrical Department at Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) recently extended an invitation to Actalent, a leading automotive engineering recruitment firm based in Lexington. The collaborative session was attended by students from various programs, including Electrical and Industrial Maintenance, dedicated instructors, and the President of BSCTC, Dr. Rule.


The event provided an invaluable opportunity for students to gain insights into the hiring process within the automotive engineering industry. Actalent's recruiter shared valuable information about career opportunities and provided an in-depth understanding of Toyota Manufacturing's specific requirements for prospective candidates.

Instructors John Maynard, George Thornsbury, Joe Compton, and Charles Moore were integral in organizing and facilitating the session, ensuring that students received firsthand knowledge about the skills and qualifications needed to excel in this thriving field.

President of BSCTC, Dr. Rule, emphasized the institution's commitment to preparing students for successful careers by forging partnerships with industry leaders like Actalent. "We are thrilled to have gathered students from multiple classes to engage directly with Actalent. Our students not only heard about exciting job opportunities closely related to their studies but also made valuable connections with a company that can help fine-tune their resumes and facilitate the application process with such big-name companies as Toyota. This partnership aligns with our mission to provide quality education and foster career development,” said Dr. Rule.

The engagement with Actalent strengthens the academic foundation of BSCTC's students and opens doors to potential employment opportunities within the automotive engineering sector.