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June 28, 2004
GEC Business Services and Gwinnett Technical College Launch Internship Program
Global Enterprise Consulting (GEC) Business Services and Gwinnett Technical College announced today they are joining forces in launching a year-round accounting internship program.
Gwinnett Tech’s accounting program provides students with a sound foundation in traditional accounting principles, coupled with knowledge in cutting-edge technology. GEC Business Services provides full service accounting, tax and consulting services to small and medium sized businesses in such areas as retail, automotive, trucking, manufacturing, construction, restaurant, distribution and technology throughout the metro Atlanta area.
GEC and Gwinnett Tech have agreed to place an intern with the company during each academic session, providing the students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in accounting, bookkeeping and regulatory filings with state and Federal agencies. “This combination of academic theory and hands-on experience is just what today’s accounting executives look for when hiring and promoting employees,” says Lanny Nelms, accounting program director with Gwinnett Tech. “GEC has made a significant commitment to offer opportunities for our students to enhance their learning experience.” “GEC is all about developing careers and achieving excellence, while delivering quality services to our clients,” says Robert Ross, managing director of GEC Business Services in Lawrenceville. “Those interns who join our team are highly motivated, seek challenges and strive to make a difference. We are delighted to have forged such a great partnership with Gwinnett Tech.”
GEC has structured an organization that deploys top information technology and industry professionals. GEC is an accounting, tax and business process and applications software-consulting firm that provides quality services to its valued customers nationally and internationally. GEC offers extensive services across capital-intensive industries such as transportation/logistics, construction/engineering and energy/utilities. The company is headquartered in Atlanta with associates and locations coast to coast.
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Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of the region it serves. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech's service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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