As a student in DCTC's Welding Technology program, you have many opportunities to make connections in the welding industry through your involvement in professional clubs and organizations.
Student Clubs and Organizations
DCTC features active, industry-relevant clubs for Welding Technology students right on campus. Getting involved in these clubs allows you to make the most of your college experience and gives you an edge when seeking employment. The following clubs are open to all welding students:
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization for students at community and technical colleges across the U.S. The organization focuses on students in academic programs that lead to careers in the trade, industrial, technical and health care fields. Nearly 100 SkillsUSA competitions at the state and national levels relate to leadership skills or programs of study at DCTC.
In 2013, DCTC fielded 17 students at the nationals who ranked in the top 15 in the nation. For more information about the competition, read "DCTC Students Rock at SkillsUSA Nationals" on DCTC News.
For a complete list of extra curricular opportunities at DCTC, visit our Campus Life page.