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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News & Events:
Upcoming Summer Camps
This summer, 360° colleges will be hosting 17 different summer camps from robotics to welding, reaching over 400 students. Youth have the opportunity to learn about modern manufacturing while developing their skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Most events are day camps, with an overnight robotics camp in Bemidji.
Find a camp near you.
St. Cloud Technical and community College's manufacturing programs
Each month, we are highlighting manufacturing programs from colleges that are part of 360°. This month, we are highlighting St. Cloud Technical and Community College.
Located in central Minnesota, St. Cloud Technical and Community College offers a variety of manufacturing programs for students interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing or employees looking to build their skill set.
360-degrees among 30 nominated for Great Lakes Manufacturing Council's Talent Workforce Initiative manuFACTURING
360° Center of Excellence is one of 30 programs throughout the bi-national Great Lakes region that has been nominated for recognition by the Great Lakes Manufacturing Council as one of its benchmarks for its Talented Workforce Initiative. All of them will be recognized on June 12 in Detroit at The Big M event celebrating the resurgence of manufacturing, and four will be presented with top awards.