National efforts to recruit students to consider manufacturing careers seem to be heating up. Here we present some of the most prominent new programs, along with a few perhaps overlooked ones that have been around for decades and a couple young-person-centered programs that have updated their offerings.
By no means is this a complete list; I'll be looking to hear from you about the programs I missed. For the record, though, I've compiled a lists of curricula, camps, state-wide and local programs. Stay tuned for other galleries featuring them.
In the meantime, you may also want to check out the following:
- The iGeneration Comes to Manufacturing (We Hope)
- Closing the Manufacturing Skills Gap
- Manufacturer's Agenda: Solving Manufacturing's Lesser-Known Workforce Challenge
- Manufacturer's Agenda: Toward a New Skilled Workforce Shortage Solution