Are you a high school student wondering how to pursue a career in manufacturing? Or perhaps you’re a parent, counselor, or teacher curious about what actions a student can take to explore and pursue a manufacturing career? Wonder no more. This new checklist offers a step-by-step guide from freshman year through high school graduation. It highlights specific actions to take and questions to ask along the way. It starts with work on the High School & Beyond Plan and ends with opening yourself up to any number of post-high school options – including a manufacturing job, an apprenticeship, college, and the military.
With an annual average salary of $87,000 and nearly 300,000 manufacturing jobs, there are exciting and rewarding opportunities in manufacturing right here in Washington state. Download this new checklist and use it to get started, or to help a student or friend get started, toward a career in manufacturing today. Check out the related video here.