Manufacturing is a priority for the state of Minnesota that requires a new generation of trained workers to fuel and sustain it. 360° is building a pipeline of talented individuals for advanced manufacturing by promoting the industry and providing accurate and enticing career information to individuals at all levels. Learn more about us.
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According to Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development, manufacturers are projected to have over 1,500 jobs available in automation, machining, and welding each year for the next 10 years, and those projects are expected to grow.
Learn about our 360° eTECH certificates to take your next step in manufacturing!
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Equip yourself for industry's current and emerging needs. Find a career with no dead ends using the 360° Seamless Career Pathway tool.
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Dates for the Dream !t Do !t VEX Robotics Tournaments have been set! VEX Robotics teams have the opportunity to build their STEM skills and learn about careers in manufacturing.
saint paul college's manufacturing programs
The colleges that are part of 360° are all doing excellent work to promote manufacturing careers and provide quality education.
Saint Paul College offers courses in manufacturing, machine tool, and welding technology for those seeking to advance their manufacturing education. You can earn certificates, diplomas, and A.A.S. degrees.
TEACHER'S GUIDE AVAILABLE
A new resource for teachers, "Your Future is Built in Manufacturing: An Introduction to Manufacturing Careers," is now available. Designed especially for high school classrooms, the book and accompanying DVD introduces students to advanced manufacturing.