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Manufacturing Fast Track Program

Date: January 1st, 2019 at 9:00 AM to OPEN ENROLLMENT! START ANYTIME!

800.469.RCBI (7224) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

RCBI’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers in Huntington, Charleston or Bridgeport.

The Manufacturing Fast Track Program at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) allows individuals to update their machining/CNC skills in as little as three months.

The customizable Manufacturing Fast Track Program provides:

  • Up to 40 hours of instruction in computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), manual machining, CNC, or additive manufacturing (3D Printing)
  • Additional online coursework to support the one-on-one instruction

Training is available at RCBI’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers in Huntington, Charleston or Bridgeport. Open enrollment – start anytime. Depending on employer schedules these could be a 3-4 month course. Night courses can be scheduled.

If our accelerated training schedule interests you, contact us at 800.469.RCBI (7224) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Python Coding Camp for Kids: Charleston

Date: July 15th, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM daily through July 19th, 2019

For more information contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1659​

RCBI Charleston 100 Angus E. Peyton Drive South Charleston, WV 25303

The Robert C. Byrd Institute will offer: Python Coding for Kids!Summer Camps June 24-28 in Huntington and July 15-19 in South Charleston. Middle and high school age —Target ages 8-15yr old!— students will gain firsthand experience in computer coding with Python, the same powerful language behind such sites as YouTube and Dropbox. No experience is required!

Campers also will explore careers in coding, information technology and source validation under the guidance of Leeann Hesson, the librarian at Winfield High School who has a passion for teaching coding to children of all ages.

Have a Raspberry Pi or other micro-computer that can speak Python? Bring it along. You can use it to take your projects to the next level. Don’t have one? That’s fine! You don’t need to bring a thing; RCBI will provide a computer for you to use.

Parents and guardians, are you a kid at heart with a desire to learn programming? Join your children and sign up for our camp!

Register Here.

BB&T Small Business Finance Luncheon

Date: July 17th, 2019 at 11:30 AM to 7/17/2019 1:30 PM

Register by contacting Crystal Janes-Maynard at 304.781.1665 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

RCBI Huntington 1050 4th Ave Huntington WV 25701 RCBI, BB&T
BB&T willl host a free lunch and learn on small business finance open to all local small business owners.

Topics will include separating personal and business finances, effectively managing cash flow, credit options, the importance of insurance and much more. This event is perfect for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

3D Printing & Maker Camp, Bridgeport, WV

Date: July 22nd, 2019 at 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM daily through July 26th, 2019

For questions contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1659

RCBI Bridgeport: 2400E Benedum Industrial Dr. Bridgeport, WV 26330

The Robert C. Byrd Institute will offer Maker Camps in June and July. Campers from middle school to high school age will have firsthand experience in 3D design, 3D printing, assembly, coding, soldering, basic electronics, electromagnetism and hydraulics. Campers will explore careers in manufacturing and technology as they tour a local business, startup or production facility.

Engaging activities introduce an entrepreneurial mindset and, open eyes to new approaches and possibilities; building experience and confidence. A Maker Fest at the end of the week will give campers an opportunity to share their creations, and all they’ve learned, with you!

Don’t hesitate. Seating is limited, and we hope to see you and your campers right here at RCBI!

Register Here.

Industrial Plating & Machine’s Two Virginias Job Fair

Date: July 24th, 2019 at 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

304-325-8196

1712 Coal Heritage Road, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701 Industrial Plating & Machine

Industrial Plating & Machine is hiring up to 100 new jobs during their Two Virginias Job Fair on Wednesday, July 24, from 12 to 6 p.m. at their location.

Find out more at http://www.indplat.com or on Facebook.

*IPM is a full-service manufacturing facility with state-of-the-art machine, tool and fabricating equipment. IPM also offers industrial and mining equipment rebuilds. Our experienced workforce utilizes up to 250,000 square feet of production space.

Raspberry Pi User Group

Date: August 13th, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), RCBI Maker Space/STEM Coordinator

RCBI Huntington 1050 4th Ave Huntington WV 25701

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is hosting its monthly Raspberry Pi User Group meeting in its Maker Vault. The regular RCBI meetups-which occur the second Tuesday of each month- assemble individuals who are familiar with digital technology to encourage and support newbies who are also interested in creative, fun projects using a combination of talent, tools and Pi technology. Whether you’re already an expert or just curious about programming and use of the ultra-affordable devices, join us at RCBI Huntington (1050 Fourth Avenue) to explore different versions of the Pi hardware and software, and focus on popular uses of the small computers. The group will assist you in getting your own Raspberry Pi up and running as well as working on collective projects. Participants should bring a Raspberry Pi and we’ll provide the expertise.

Certified Forklift Operator Training

Date: August 14th, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

For more information, contact RCBI’s .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304.320.3631.

West Virginia Wood Products Cooperative- 325 Hardwoods Lane Princeton, WV RCBI & Marshall University

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) will offer certified forklift operator training August 14 at the West Virginia Wood Products Cooperative in Princeton. The facility is located at the U.S. Forest Service facility at the Athens exit of I-77.

Training will address forklift features, safe operation and workplace conditions. Those who complete the training will receive a Certified Forklift Operators card stating that the individual has been trained to OSHA standards.

Register at www.rcbi.org/go/forklifttrain

AS 9100 Internal Auditor Training

Date: September 10th, 2019 at 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, through September, 12th, 2019

For more information, contact RCBl’s .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304.781.1688.

RCBI Huntington 1050 4th Ave Huntington WV 25701

This intensive, three-day course will provide a member of your company certification as an AS9100 Internal Auditor. These are the requirements, including ISO 9001, for aviation, space and Defense organizations, that are frequently required for doing business (or being a supplier) in those sectors.

Seating is limited, so register today. For more information, contact RCBl’s .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) at 304.781.1688.

Register here.

Fall 2019 Job-A-Palooza

Date: September 18th, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Contact Jennifer, MU Career Services, at 304-696-3396.

Marshall University Huntington campus, Memorial Student Center Lobby Marshall University's Office of Career Education (Career Services)

Employer sign-in and display setup begins at 10a.m. in the Memorial Student Center Lobby.

The event opens to students at 11am.

WV Small Business Conference

Date: October 3rd, 2019 at 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM through October 4th, 2019

304.907.2833

Waterfront Place by Marriott-Morgantown, WV AlignHR, LLC

Join us for the 2nd Annual - WV Small Business Conference for an information rich, enhanced networking, and applied learning opportunity! AlignHR, LLC will be hosting the Alignment 2019 – The WV Small Business Conference on Thursday, October 3rd, and Friday, October 4th, 2019.

Mark your calendars and start planning to attend this business growth experience and a great WVU football weekend trip for you, your family, and/or members of your team! More details to follow in the near future.

FIND OUT MORE AND REGISTER AT http://www.alignhumanresources.com/annual-conference

West Virginia Makes Festival

Date: October 4th, 2019 at 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Contact Jamie Cope, 304-781-1680

Marshall University Memorial Student Center-1650 Fifth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 RCBI and a group of statewide partners

RCBI and a group of statewide partners present the 6th annual West Virginia Makes Festival, a celebration of ingenuity and creativity. The Oct. 4th event, which will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., will feature a Design Challenge for makers of all ages as well as hands-on activities for everyone.

Join us on the Huntington campus of Marshall University at the Memorial Student Center for the 2019 WV Makes Festival.

Our annual Design Challenge will provide makers the opportunity to demonstrate their new ideas and skills, and will reward their creative inspirations. Hobbyists, inventors, enthusiasts, artists and students of all ages who enter the Design Challenge are eligible for one of several prizes.

The celebration is open to everyone. In addition to a Design Challenge, the West Virginia Makes Festival will feature 3D Printing, some of your favorite local artists, special exhibits and other attractions.

We hope to see you at the 2019 West Virginia Makes Festival!

Fall 2019 Career Expo

Date: October 8th, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Contact Jennifer,MU Career Services, at 304-696-3396.

Marshall University Huntington campus-Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris Room Marshall University's Office of Career Education (Career Services)

Registration is completed through JOBTRAX