Corinthian Colleges Signs Partnership With Skip Barber Racing School
SANTA ANA, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (CCi), parent company of WyoTech, has signed an agreement with Skip Barber Racing School to offer conditional employment to WyoTech graduates in Skip Barber’s nationwide program. Under the terms of the agreement, WyoTech will incorporate requirements into the curriculum, and in turn, Skip Barber will grant interviews to all qualified WyoTech graduates who apply for careers in its auto racing schools.
WyoTech provides career-oriented education in the automotive, diesel, motorcycle, HVAC, watercraft, and collision/refinishing industries. Skip Barber operates a fully integrated system of racing schools, driving schools, racing championships, corporate events and OEM events across North America.
“This partnership benefits our graduates by establishing a relationship with an employer that will leverage their skills,” said Wendy Cullen, CCi’s vice president of employer development. “Skip Barber is an industry leader, and we are thrilled to provide our WyoTech graduates with access to an organization that recognizes their talents and passion.”
“Our partnership with WyoTech helps us identify qualified individuals who have the training, expertise and dedication to work in a demanding and exciting field,” said Kevin Seidl, senior vice president of operations at Skip Barber. “This is a perfect example of how two organizations can come together and enhance each other’s strengths.”
About Skip Barber Racing School
Skip Barber Racing operates a fully integrated system of racing schools, driving schools, racing championships, corporate events and OEM events across North America. The school’s founder, John “Skip” Barber, is one of a select few Americans to compete in the Formula One World Championship. He started racing in 1958 while studying at Harvard University. For more information, please visit http://www.skipbarber.com.
WyoTech is a division of Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. With six campuses located throughout the United States, WyoTech offers degree and diploma programs in the fields of automotive, diesel, collision/refinishing, motorcycle, marine technology, as well as construction trades. In addition, WyoTech offers advanced training programs in applied service management; advanced diesel; light duty diesel; advanced automotive diagnostics; street rod and custom fabrication; motorsports chassis fabrication; high performance power trains; and trim and upholstery technology. For more information about WyoTech, go to www.wyotech.edu.
About Corinthian Colleges
Corinthian Colleges is the parent company of WyoTech, Everest Colleges, Institutes and Universities, which provide career-oriented diploma and degree programs in automotive, healthcare, criminal justice, skilled trades, business, paralegal and information technology. Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, and has more than 100 schools in the U.S. and Canada. For more information about WyoTech, please visit http://www.wyotech.edu.
For Further Information Contact: Ron Neal Pondel Wilkinson (For WyoTech) (310) 279-5980
SOURCE Corinthian Colleges, Inc.