NJMEP Receives Approval For New Apprenticeship Program
The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) has received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor to offer the first registered Industrial Manufacturing Production Technician (CNC) Apprenticeship Program in the State of New Jersey through the NJMEP Pro-Action Education Network™.
"NJMEP developed an innovative, nationally approved Computer Numerical Control (CNC) program that is ...
County College of Morris Students Benefit from Strong Apprenticeships
Working with the German American Chamber of Commerce to Enhance Student Success
RANDOLPH, NJ – Four students from County College of Morris (CCM) signed apprenticeship agreements in advanced manufacturing on August 22 in front of a capacity-filled crowd of industry, educational and political leaders, including New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. The signing, which took place at Montclair State ...
Too Many Jobs, Not Enough Skilled Employees
As manufacturing jobs change from menial, repetitive tasks to more STEM-based job functions the industry is struggling to keep up. According to a report from theNational Association of Manufacturers (NAM), in the first quarter of 2019, 25% of manufacturers reported having to turn down new business due to a lack of skilled employees. Indeed manufacturing has been slow to adapt.
The industry as ...
County College of Morris Awarded $4 Million to Lead Expansion of Apprenticeship Programs
For Immediate Release
July 10, 2019
Grant from U.S. Department of Labor to Provide a National Model
RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM), recognized as a leader in the education of employees for advanced manufacturing, has been awarded a $4 million grant from the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) to expand apprenticeship programs for the industry.
The USDOL’s ...
Student-run Manufacturing Is Open For Business
Lion Manufacturing recently filled their first order, manufacturing radar support brackets to be used by the United States Navy. What makes this story interesting is the fact that Lion Manufacturing is owned and operated by high school students.
Lion Manufacturing, at Loogootee High School in Martin County is one of two manufacturing companies launched recently in southern Indiana. Together ...
Cultivate Your Own Talent: The Power of Apprenticeships
The manufacturing industry has long been calling for a boost in education to help prepare students for a career in manufacturing. Many students graduating high school and college are in an up-roar that when they graduate, there's no one willing to hire them. There seems to be a piece of the puzzle missing to connect the growing number of manufacturing jobs and the students that are searching for ...