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Manufacturing Careers

Are you good working with your hands? Can you figure out how a machine works?

Manufacturing workers work with products and equipment. You might design a new product, decide how the product will be made, or make the product. You might work on cars, computers, appliances, airplanes, or electronic devices.

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Career Laddering Videos

Learn more about entry level jobs, and how your career can grow.

Questions To Ask

  1. What entry-level jobs are available?
  2. Do you pay training expenses for employees?
  3. Are advancement opportunities available for entry-level workers?
  4. What characteristics do you look for in potential employees?
  5. What things can I do now to prepare for a career in this field?

Manufacturing Scholarship

The Lakes Area Manufacturing Alliance is offering $1,000 scholarships to students enrolling/enrolled in manufacturing program(s) to earn post-secondary certificates and degrees in manufacturing. Application deadline is April 1, 2020.  Learn more