Tony Trapp – Career Centers Trump College
February 1, 2022
Despite the consistent messaging that every student should go to college, technical schools have continued to provide opportunities for training and a path for gainful employment. As opinions shift, many students find fulfillment and pride in their career through career technical education. Offering a chance to join the workforce sooner by developing their skills, career centers are invaluable sources of talented and promising future employees.
Our guest Tony Trapp graduated from Upper Valley Career Center in 1985 in Industrial Electronics, then worked in the field for nearly 20 years. He then returned to UVCC, eager to help the next generation of students find their ideal careers. Now the Coordinator of Pre-Apprenticeship for Trades and Industry, Tony matches local business with students. He’s also in charge of the German-American Apprenticeship Exchange between UVCC and a German career center in Hanover, Germany.