STEM Education / Changing Workforce / Career Development

Summer camps could be start for future in manufacturing

By Crain's Cleveland Business

Aug 01, 2017

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There's a lot of competition for skilled workers in Northeast Ohio, and it's important to show students that STEM skills can lead to a "great career path," said Greg Oprisu, electrical maintenance manager for steel producing at ArcelorMittal Cleveland.

This is the second year the plant has partnered with Open Doors Academy to host a summer STEM camp for rising sixth to ninth graders.

Students who take part get tours of ArcelorMittal, a trip to the Great Lakes Science Center and lessons about electrical and mechanical concepts. They also have the chance to put those lessons to work by adapting battery-operated toys for children with physical challenges.

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