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Empowering Future Tradespeople

At Miller’s Services, we believe in fostering a new generation of skilled trades professionals by providing hands-on opportunities and invaluable experiences. Our commitment to raising awareness of the trades as a viable career path extends to various programs designed to engage and inspire young community members. From job shadowing to externships and internships, we invite high school students to explore the rewarding world of tradesmanship alongside seasoned experts and mentors. Whether it’s through our Trades Tuesdays ride-a-long program, our Summer Skilled Trades Bootcamp, or our internship initiatives, we strive to empower students to discover their passion, define their career pathways, and ultimately contribute to the thriving trades industry.

Miller's Services Partnerships

We recognize the importance of collaboration in shaping the future of the skilled trades industry. Through strategic partnerships with the Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI), technical centers, community colleges, and public school systems, we aim to create robust opportunities that support the development and growth of aspiring tradespeople. These partnerships allow us to provide enhanced educational opportunities, practical training initiatives, and valuable resources to students interested in pursuing careers in plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and septic services.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN THE TRADES

JOB SHADOWING

Trades Tuesdays

This one-day ride-a-long program offers high school students the chance to experience the trades firsthand. Students must be at least 16 years old, have an interest in experiencing a day in the life of a skilled tradesperson, and have reliable transportation. 

SUMMER 2024 Application Window: April 15 – June 15!

EXTERNSHIPS

Summer Skilled Trades Bootcamp

Since 2022, Miller’s Services has been providing local high school students with an exceptional summer externship opportunity. The Summer Skilled Trades Bootcamp offers a 40+ hour paid opportunity allowing students (ages 17+) to rotate through all four of Miller’s Services trades: Plumbing, Septic, Electrical, & HVAC. Participants gain invaluable hands-on experience while further defining their future career path as a tradesman.

SUMMER 2024 Application Window: April 15 – June 15!

INTERNSHIPS

Miller’s Services offers a select number of internships to high school seniors (ages 17+) who are planning on pursuing a career in the skilled trades after graduation. Priority consideration is given to students enrolled in career and technical education programs focused on skilled trades at their local high school or regional technical school. Internship opportunities are dependent upon student availability and teacher recommendation. Miller’s Services fully supports partnerships for VDOE work-based learning programs and will provide necessary documentation for student transcript credit. For more information or to express interest, please complete the information form linked below.

key moments, updates, and achievements

Inspiring the Next Generation - February 2024

Andre had the pleasure of visiting Bethel Elementary School to meet with their Pre-K kiddos. It was a joy to talk to them about plumbing and the trades. Inspiring the next generation is what it’s all about! 

Our Summer Bootcamp In the News - September 2023

Thank you to the Gazette Journal for highlighting Miller’s Services and the Gloucester High School’s Summer Skilled Trades Career Bootcamp! We are incredibly proud to support the next generation of skilled tradespeople and provide students with valuable hands-on experiences.

Gloucester High School Career Fair - November 2022

Amber & Janie had such an amazing time attending on behalf of Miller’s Services. They had the opportunity to meet and talk with students about their future career paths. Miller’s was honored to be a part of such a great experience for these students!

Miller's Services Skilled Trades Bootcamp In the News - August 2022

Three New Interns from Bridging Communities Technical Center - February 2024

Miller’s Services is proud to announce the addition of three talented high school interns from Bridging Communities Technical Center in New Kent to our team. As part of our newly launched in-house internship program, these seniors mark the inaugural cohort of interns!

Joining us for their final semester before graduation, these seniors will immerse themselves in real-world experiences under the guidance of a dedicated Miller’s mentor, preparing them for their promising futures in the trades. 

Miller's Services at career fair

Bridging Communities Career Fair - November 2023

Bridging Communities Career Fair in New Kent provided an excellent opportunity for current skilled electrical students to visit the Miller’s Services table and get a firsthand look at what our company is all about. 

Signing Day forms

Gloucester High School Signing Day - June 2023

Congratulations to Dylan and Adam, students at Gloucester High School, on graduating high school and signing to join the Miller’s Services team! We are excited to have them both on our team and are looking forward to watching them grow into their trades.

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