Camarillo, CA (Oct. 15, 2019) – Saalex Corporation (Saalex) has launched internship program partnerships with Cerro Coso Community College, California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) and other regional universities and colleges to drive workforce development in our local communities.
Saalex plans to consider student applicants from the following subjects and/or majors and other disciplines as opportunity or availability for intern-related work arises: Computer Science, Cyber-related, Electronics, Electrical, Information Technology, Mechatronics, Math-related, Technical Writing and Digital Marketing. Current major recruitment areas includes data and systems-based roles, a variety of technicians, engineers and managers, primarily to work on three major programs with the Navy at Naval Base Ventura County and China Lake, in IT, weapons development and range test and support. Headquartered in Camarillo, CA, Saalex supports the Department of Defense and federal government, and services commercial and municipal clients in various U.S. markets.
Currently celebrating its 20th anniversary, Saalex is a pillar of both Ventura and Kern counties, growing to be the largest defense contractor and third largest employer in the Ridgecrest, CA area. Pacific Coast Business Times (PCBT) recently featured Saalex on the 2019 Central Coast Best Places to Work List! Saalex is a 600+ employee-owned company with a 70 percent veteran workforce. Saalex has previously won the PCBT’s Spirit of Small Business Award, while CEO Travis Mack appeared on the PCBT’s 40 Under 40 list and was a recipient of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Person of the Year Award for 2015.
“This relationship is one that is good for our students, good for the University, and good for Saalex—a true win-win-win scenario. I am proud to offer local area students the opportunity to jump-start their careers with Saalex Corporation,” said Mr. Mack. “We all could benefit from their fresh perspectives and knowledge of the latest technology.”