The Best Part of a Student’s Day: Interning at Local Shop [AW 137]

Guest host and shop tour with Dan Hensel and Rachael Barraclough, Amton Auto & Truck, Tonawanda, NY. They have two shop mascots and an intern who loves working with his hands.

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Dan Hensel and Rachael Barraclough, Amton Auto & Truck, Tonawanda, NY.

Show Notes:  

  • 5 bays- 25% fleet work
  • Skeleton mascot- never took down after Halloween, gets decorated for all holidays now
  • Mya- shop dog
  • Intern Nolan- Big Picture program, Nolan’s been at the shop since March 2022. He loves the hands-on work, retains information well, positive experience for both the shop and Nolan. Teaching on a different level.
  • Part time employee- clean and maintain shop few days a week, retiree
  • Best Bathroom in Western New York!

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