Exploring Career Opportunities in the Automotive Industry:
A Tour of Tri-State Nissan with John Hadley High School Students

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Winchester, VA, March 2023: On March 30th, John Hadley High School students got to experience the thrill of the automotive industry career opportunities firsthand by touring Tri-State Nissan. The tour offered students an exclusive look at the inner workings of the dealership. Showcasing the diverse career paths available in the automotive industry. Overall, the experience was nothing short of exhilarating and inspiring, leaving the students with a newfound appreciation for the industry’s dynamic and exciting nature.

Tri-State Nissan has a rich history in the automotive industry that dates back to 1983 when the Marlow family expanded their business by purchasing the old G.W. Motors in Winchester, Virginia. Today, Marlow’s Tri-State Nissan is one of the region’s best full-service Nissan dealerships for new and pre-owned vehicles. The Marlow family has always been committed to integrity, “outside the box” thinking, and community support, which has driven their growth and success. Above all, Tri-State Nissan’s history and reputation make it an excellent example of the opportunities available in the automotive industry for those passionate about cars and customer service.

Sales Opportunities at Tri-State Nissan

Tri-State Nissan showcased various career paths in the automotive industry during the tour, offering endless possibilities for the students to explore automotive industry automotive industry career opportunitiescareer opportunities. Firstly, the automotive industry is renowned for its exciting and innovative world, constantly pushing boundaries and breaking barriers. Therefore, for those who love cars and enjoy working with people, a career in sales would be an excellent fit. As sales representatives, they would have helped customers find the ideal vehicle for their needs, provided excellent customer service, and guided them through the buying process. Overall, the tour provided a valuable glimpse into the automotive industry’s diverse career opportunities.

“A career in auto sales is not only about selling cars. It’s about building customer relationships and helping them find the perfect vehicle that meets their needs and budget. It’s a challenging and rewarding career that offers endless opportunities for growth and advancement.” Angel Payne, Sales Consultant at Tri-State Nissan.

Service Opportunities at Tri-State Nissan

Those mechanically inclined and who enjoyed problem-solving were encouraged to pursue a career in the service department. In this department, service technicians diagnose and repair mechanical issues and perform routine maintenance. Most importantly, they must ensure every vehicle leaving the dealership is in top condition. And if you preferred working behind the scenes but still wanted to be part of the action in the automotive industry, we showed them the thrilling world of parts! As a parts specialist, you wouldautomotive industry career opportunities have been the go-to expert, working with technicians and customers to identify the perfect part for every repair or maintenance job. Additionally, you would have been responsible for managing inventory and keeping meticulous records to ensure everything runs smoothly.

“As a service technician, you are satisfied with diagnosing and solving complex mechanical issues. You provide peace of mind to customers by ensuring their vehicles are safe and running smoothly. It’s a rewarding career that challenges you daily and allows you to learn and grow constantly.” Ed Sullivan, Service Director at Marlow Auto Group

Accounting Opportunities at Tri-State Nissan

The automotive industry offers numerous opportunities in accounting. Accounting professionals manage financial records, ensure profitability, provide financing advice, and facilitate seamless transactions. Working in the industry provides valuable experience in a dynamic and exciting field, contributing to growth and innovation. The industry’s diverse career opportunities make it an excellent choice for individuals passionate about accounting and the automotive industry. By exploring accounting opportunities in the industry, individuals can find challenging and rewarding careers that combine their interests and skills.

Marlow Auto Group - Logo“We have truly benefited from our involvement with Handley students. As a locally owned and operated business, we benefit from access to young talent that we can help train and prepare for the countless in-demand careers in the auto industry.  We have found the students to be talented and curious—both traits essential to diagnosing and solving the complex mechanical issues of the vehicles of tomorrow.” –Emily Marlow Beck, President of Marlow Auto Group

To conclude, the tour of Tri-State Nissan provided John Hadley High School students with a firsthand look at the automotive industry’s diverse and exciting career opportunities. Firstly, the industry caters to individuals with varying interests and skill sets, from sales to service and accounting. Moreover, the tour was an invaluable opportunity for students to explore their potential career paths and be inspired by the passion and dedication of the Tri-State Nissan team. Additionally, as a family-owned business committed to community support and growth, Tri-State Nissan and Marlow Auto Group are proud to have played a small but significant role in empowering the next generation to explore the countless opportunities available in the automotive industry. Notably, the tour demonstrated that the automotive industry is a viable career path and an exciting and dynamic field that offers room for growth and advancement.

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