Anoka-Ramsey Community College and LifeScience Alley have gathered a panel of industry, education and government experts to discuss and explore the manufacturing industry, jobs and the education necessary to fill the jobs of the future. The public is invited.
Manufacturing managers, human resource officers, and parents and their children in grades 6-12, who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, are encouraged to attend.
Minnesota Manufacturing and 21st Century Career Paths
Wednesday April 17, 2013
6 to 8 p.m.
Coon Rapids Campus Legacy Room
Registration, food and networking from 6 to 6:30, followed by the panel discussion 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Those who attend this event will learn the facts and discover the myths around manufacturing careers.The panel will discuss:
- manufacturing myths and insights into manufacturing in the 21st century
- how manufacturing is key to Minnesota’s economy, providing one in seven jobs
- the opportunities for many careers in all types of manufacturing from aerospace to medical device
- how Minnesota is utilizing STEM education, and industry collaboration, to develop a stronger workforce
“What makes this event interesting and important for us is that we will be hosting parents and students in addition to industry people,” says Michael Wall, college Director of Stewardship and co-host of the event. “Helping families to support their children’s education, find partnerships with schools and colleges, and prepare for jobs they can both enjoy and succeed in is a great opportunity.”
Reservations are not required, but space is limited. Contact Michael Wall for more details or to reserve your place at the event: Michael.Wall@anokaramsey.edu or 763-433-1597.