Posts Tagged with ‘Illinois Network for Advanced Manufacturing’

Success in the New Economy Video

October 28, 2015

The video “Success in the New Economy” details how expectations need to be altered to better align education and the needs of the workplace. Many jobs no longer require a four year degree, but need a combination of higher education, skilled training and experience. The hands-on training and certification programs available in community colleges from groups like INAM (Illinois […]

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Joliet Junior College Skilled Trades Career Fair

October 21, 2015

On October 21, Joliet Junior College will host its annual Skilled Trades Career Fair. This event offers a great opportunity for students, alumni, veterans, and community members to meet industry professionals and to learn more about careers in manufacturing, automotive, CNC machining, and engineering. October 21 1:00pm – 4:00pm Joliet Junior College Main Campus 1215 […]

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Oakton’s Mechanical Design/CAD and Manufacturing Technology Open House

October 20, 2015

On October 20, Oakton Community College will be hosting its Mechanical Design/CAD and Manufacturing Technology Open House. This event offers a great opportunity to learn about Oakton’s Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Technology programs, meet faculty, tour the labs, and hear about career opportunities. October 20 3:00pm – 7:30pm Oakton Community College Skokie Campus 7701 North […]

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Danville Area Community College Introduces Phoenix Program

October 20, 2015

Danville Area Community College (DACC) has an new program that offers a second chance for those who have dropped out of high school but want to continue their education and job skills training. The Phoenix Program was co-developed with Danville District 118. It provides students with a chance to earn their GED, 11 credit hours, […]

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Manufacturers and Colleges Work Together on Career Pathways

October 19, 2015

Skilled workers are desperately needed in manufacturing due to growth, a retiring workforce, and reshoring. This article explains how many manufacturers are collaborating with local community colleges to develop career pathways and training opportunities to get students trained and working as soon as possible. Elgin Community College (ECC), for example, has trained students for careers […]

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MFG Day Focuses on Opportunity and Success in Schaumburg

October 15, 2015

This article highlights some of the great opportunities that exist for students who choose to study for careers in manufacturing. Gerardo Campos studied at Harper College and now has a successful career as operations manager at Innovative Components, where he oversees 100 people. The company opened its doors to the public for tours on Manufacturing […]

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Manufacturing Day at DACC

October 8, 2015

Danville Area Community College (DACC) hosted over 350 high school students from across Vermilion County on Manufacturing Day. The event gave students a first-hand look at the high-tech nature of today’s manufacturing industry and showed some of the opportunities to be found in manufacturing careers. State Representative Chad Hays was in attendance along with many […]

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Illinois Valley Community College Launches New Welding Website

October 6, 2015

Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) recently launched its new welding website. The site highlights the college’s programs that provide training for entry into the highly in-demand field of welding. IVCC offers Associates in Applied Science degrees in production welding, AWS welding certification, and transfer options toward BS degrees at Northern Illinois University. Classes are small […]

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Triton Hosting Robotics Workshop on Manufacturing Day

October 2, 2015

This Manufacturing Day, Oct 2, Triton College will host a robotics workshop. The event is open to youth interested in robots and mechatronics. Hand-on activities will involve interaction with the department’s robot “Tweety” and a chance to build projects in the laboratory. Oct 2 9am – 2pm Triton Industrial Careers Building (T Building) 2000 5th […]

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INAM MFG Day 2015 Events

September 24, 2015

Manufacturing Day is October 2 and Illinois will host many great events throughout the entire month. Following is a list of all INAM (Illinois Network for Advanced Manufacturing) related events: John Wood Community College Manufacturing Expo Quincy, IL September 25 12:00pm – 2:00pm During the expo, participants will learn about the new technology used in […]

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