Immersing tomorrow's workforce in today's manufacturing
Greater Lafayette Commerce hosts Manufacturing Week each year to bring awareness to our community about manufacturing in our region. Most importantly, it is designed to share with our future workforce, the vast opportunities and career pathways available to them. The week of activities allows students the ability to discover how they can learn, work, and live right here in Greater Lafayette.
MANUFACTURING WEEK 2019
SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 4
The week is broken down into 3 age groups serving K-12 students within our 9 regional counties.
Manufacturing Tours for High School Students
The perfect opportunity for students to learn about career opportunities and technologies used in manufacturing facilities today. Students will be exposed to:
Manufacturing in action.
The type of training needed to be successful in a manufacturing career.
All the possible career opportunities and career pathways.
High School students will visit manufacturers across the Greater Lafayette region. Industry tours are available Monday – Friday.
Manufacturing Expo for Middle School Students
The perfect opportunity for students to learn about career opportunities and technologies used in manufacturing facilities today.
Design It: Engineers, Research and Development, Marketing
Produce It: Technician, Operator, Managers, Machining, Inspectors
Move It: Warehouse, Distribution, Material Handling, Drivers, Supply Chain
Support It: Human Resources, Nursing, IT, Cybersecurity, Legal, Environmental Health and Safety
Manufacturing Workshops for Elementary School Students
The perfect way to discover and learn what happens in a manufacturing facility. Students will learn the concepts of:
Quality: Making good products
Lean: Working smarter
Teamwork: Working together to make a product
Context: Where do students see manufacturing in their lives.
Are you an educator interested in registering your students for Manufacturing Week? Bus and substitute teacher fees are reimbursable.
Please contact Kara Webb for additional information.