Work Earn and Learn Program

Whirlpool Corporation in Ottawa, OH and Rhodes State College in Lima, OH are partnering to offer a program to Putnam County and the surrounding communities. Selected applicants will be considered part time non-benefits eligible Whirlpool employees. Awardees will be paid an hourly rate for their work experience and also receive a scholarship for 50% of their tuition/fees from Whirlpool Corporation up to $1200 per semester.

Application Process

  1. Apply to Work Earn and Learn.

  2. Apply to Rhodes State College. 

  3. Provide supporting documentation (resume and high school transcripts).

Selection Process

  1. Complete the assessment testing at Rhodes State College Testing Center.

  2. Selected individuals will be notified for additional testing, interview, completion of Whirlpool application, and background/drug screening.

  3. Orientation and registration at Rhodes State College.

  4. Orientation at Whirlpool Corporation.

Applicants shall be recommended by the Scholarship Selection Committee for an interview with Whirlpool Corporation. Awardees will be selected in conjunction with Whirlpool Corporation.