Provide a real-world research project for classes of middle and high school students, who will tackle the work in the classroom to develop a solution, and then present their results.
The Manufacturing Innovation Challenge (formerly Adventures in Technology) program brings together the brightest minds of tomorrow’s workforce with Southwestern Pennsylvania companies to engage in hands-on improvement projects. This provides a fulfilling learning experience to the high school and technical students and the company also receives value from the program in the following ways:
Businesses in the manufacturing, information technology, biotechnology, and other technology industries have participated in the Manufacturing Innovation Challenge program. Since the program began back in 2002, more than 2,400 students from 60 high schools and technical schools worked in teams supervised by mentors at more than 60 companies. As the students are immersed into the issues of the business world, they learn that southwestern Pennsylvania offers attractive career opportunities after they graduate.
For more information on the Manufacturing Innovation Challenge program, contact Scott Dietz at email@example.com.