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Manufacturing Spotlight

View 2019 MFG DAY Photos

MFG DAY 2020 was cancelled due to social distancting requirements, but will return in the Fall of 2021. Check back for more information!

 

2019 MFG DAY event–October 8th 2019

The focus of MFG DAY was to highlight the diversity of career opportunities AND demonstrate manufacturing is a S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) based industry. 

  • Opening Program: Monica Mainland, Plant Manager for ExxonMobil Joliet Refinery and the TRMA Chair.
  • Keynote: Fabian Ramirez’s presentation, focuses on the idea that it’s not where you start, but where you end.”  He knows that achieving tomorrow’s career goal is dependent upon the positive choices and actions you take today” invited the students to explore achieving success with a great career in manufacturing.
  • Manufacturing Jeopardy: Students competed in a fun, fast paced game of Manufacturing Jeaopardy with an experienced panel to learn manufacturing facts from 5 categories: Career Areas, Environment, Education, Jobs, Safety.
  • 3 Areas for Display Case: 2019 boasted 55 displays from 52 manufacturers or related industry organizations. Each hosted a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) based display to introduce students to careers or engage them in manufacturing.
  • Social Media: Photo opportunities to individualize the experience or post to social media were created throughout the day.
  • Essay Competition: Photo opportunities to individualize the experience or post to social media were created throughout the day.
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Manufacturing Careers

Click on the photos below to view videos of manufacturing careers.

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