South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) and Kauffman Tire, a family owned and operated retail and wholesale tire distribution company headquartered in Atlanta, are partners in providing educational training and internship opportunities to qualified students.
Graduates of the SGTC Kauffman Tire program are trained as automotive chassis and climate control specialists and are guaranteed an interview with Kauffman Tire for a temporary, part-time or full-time position. Graduates also have the potential to apply for the technical, sales or management career paths.
To be eligible for the Kauffman Tire internship, students must be at least 17 years of age or older, be a HOPE grant recipient, have a current, valid Georgia driver’s license and acceptable driving record, be enrolled in a Kauffman approved school automotive program, and must possess or pass Tire Industry Association (TIA) Level 200 Certification within 30 days of assignment. All regular Kauffman interviewing, hiring, and employment standards/protocols apply and potential interns must comply with all other SGTC program requirements.