The Shift to Alternative Career Pathway Options

Far too often, we see the headline – “The manufacturing industry is currently facing a shortage of skilled workers.” Local Golden Corridor high schools have listened and have shifted “gears.” Previously they promoted college as the way to a rewarding career. Now, we see a shift to provide alternative career pathway options like Advanced Manufacturing. In most cases, Advanced Manufacturing does not require a bachelor's degree.

Now Is the Time to Rethink Training and Internships

Along with everyone else, manufacturing companies were forced to pivot during the pandemic. In order to survive, they made tough decisions and found new ways to do business. In many cases, the solutions they found worked well and are now their preferred way of business. That same mentality of problem solving and finding new approaches should be applied to adapt training, manufacturing programs and internships.

Categories: Internship Education

Intern Spotlight: Quinn Robinson

Here at GCAMP we're constantly promoting the value of internships and apprenticeships as mutually beneficial endeavors. It's easy to understand why they work, but it never gets old hearing real-world success stories about how this arrangement can have a profound affect on the next generation of manufacturers. This month we're pleased to spotlight Quinn Robinson's story.