Here are some of Northeast Ohio's best-kept secrets:
Advanced manufacturing careers pay around $54,000 a year on average, and the average manufacturing wage is 23% greater than all other wages.
Ohio’s manufacturing industry contributes $84 billion to the state’s economy.
Ohio is still the third-largest manufacturing state when measured by Gross State Product.
Ohio’s manufacturing industry directly employs 740,000 people.
Advanced manufacturing jobs usually require special training, from short-term skill certifications to advanced degrees.
Ohio's manufacturers need your students' enthusiasm and smarts today!
Invite a Manufacturing Amassador to Your School
MAGNET recruits local company executives to serve as Manufacturing Ambassadors for our Dream!t Do!t program. For more information, contact Judith Crocker, Director of Manufacturing Education and Training, voice: 216.432.5386. Dr. Crocker will be happy to explain how a Manufacturing Ambassador can help you and your students learn about the exciting and lucrative careers available in manufacturing, right here in Northeast Ohio.
In Search of: Manufacturing Ambassador Partners
Educators are invited to become partners with MAGNET's Manufacturing Ambassador Program. Learn how you can plan a student plant tour or arrange for a classroom speaker, internship program or teacher externship.
Education & Training Resources
Want to help your students find a training program for advanced skills? Wondering what certifications they would need to get the best start in life?
Whatever you're looking for, you can find it right here in Northeast Ohio—from short-term certification programs in welding, machine maintenance and computer numerical control (CNC), to four-year degrees in engineering, research, finance or human resources. Browse our Education and Training Resources page.
This 30-page Resource Toolkit for Educators is designed to provide educators at the upper elementary, middle school and high school levels with a variety of resources they can use to introduce careers in manufacturing to their students.
The Toolkit informs educators about careers in manufacturing, and provides information and activities to prepare a group of students for a classroom visit by a manufacturer. The activities will increase awareness and knowledge of career opportunities in advanced manufacturing.
Explore Careers in Advanced Manufacturing
Explore the cutting-edge technologies and exciting opportunities available in advanced manufacturing. Dozens of websites use video and images to show the many different aspects of today's well-paying advanced manufacturing careers. These Manufacturing Career Links are all in one handy place!