Changing Workforce

A push to promote manufacturing careers to high-schoolers

By the Belleville (IL) News-Democrat

Sep 15, 2015

Business leaders and educators are hoping to attract more young people into skilled trades with an initiative aimed at high school students to fill thousands of expected jobs in manufacturing. The campaign aims to educate high school students and their parents, guidance counselors, principals and others to encourage students with an aptitude for mechanics and engineering to consider going into the manufacturing trades.

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