As millions of young Americans struggle to land jobs, students in
manufacturing trade schools are sitting in a sweet spot. They're being
hired even before they graduate.
Two weeks ago, students from the
manufacturing program in Chicago's Wilbur Wright-Humboldt Park
vocational college attended a local job fair.
of our students were hired in just one day," said lead instructor
Bryant Redd. The new hires are from a class of 41 students who are still
four months away from completing a nine-month advanced certification
program in computerized numerical control (CNC) machining.
program, students go beyond basic machining with classes in computer
design, machine shop technology and machine shop math.Full article at CNN