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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

2015 Young Manufacturers Academy

2015 Young Manufacturers Academy
Funding for the Academy is provided by a partnership with the Arkansas State Chamber Foundation and the HAAS Foundation.

Find out what the future holds for you in today’s high-tech workplace!

The right skills and education lead to in-demand, high-paying jobs in advanced manufacturing.
Get a head start on your career at the 2015 Young Manufacturers Academy.

  • Learn how manufacturing has changed in the 21st century.
  • Find out more about high-tech industries.
  • See how next generation manufacturing offers exciting career opportunities for young men and women.
  • Meet and work with other students.
  • Make and design products.
  • Use computer software and technology like 3D printers.
  • Visit local businesses and see first-hand what today’s manufacturing workplace is all about.
  • Hear about career and educational pathways directly from industry and education partners.
  • Find out what kind of skills you’ll need to prepare for a career in advanced manufacturing.
  • Practice your new job skills at the end-of-program industry career fair and family event.

The Academy is A FREE PROGRAM open to all students entering grades 7 to 9 in 2015.

The Academy will be held August 3 to August 7, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. each day at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton. UACCM is located at 1537 University Boulevard, Morrilton, AR, 72110. Please note that parents will need to transport their students daily.  Lunch will be provided to participants.

Apply now! Space is limited to 25 students. Registration closes July 31.

For questions, please contact Kim Darling at 501-977-2189 or darling@uaccm.edu.

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