UNO, Laitram craft internship deal


NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The University of New Orleans and manufacturer Laitram LLC have reached an agreement under which the company will offer a year-round internship program for students in the university's College of Engineering.

The students would be assigned to one of Laitram's four operating divisions: Intralox LLC, Laitram Machinery Inc., Lapeyre Stair Inc. and Laitram Machine Shop LLC.

Under the program, UNO students will intern 10-20 hours per week and receive $500 of tuition reimbursement per semester, giving students an opportunity to work within their field of study in a professional environment.

Laitram LLC is a manufacturing company that has more than 1,800 employees worldwide.

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