Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day in Oakland County, a celebration of modern manufacturing, has become a resounding success.  In 2019, a record 1,250 students from 25 high schools and four technical campuses toured 43 advanced manufacturing facilities across the county.

This year, due to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the planning team has decided to move forward with a virtual Manufacturing Day event on Friday, October 2.

We envision Manufacturing Day in Oakland County to include

  • Video tours of companies to learn about manufacturing technologies and production processes
  • Interviews with employees about their work, training requirements and careers
  • Interactive opportunities with employees via a chat room, to discuss entry-level jobs, apprenticeships and internships

The virtual event will not replace the value of in-person tours and face-to-face interactions of years past, but we still hope they leave students with a sense of excitement and purpose as they consider their futures. We hope to return to live tours in 2021.

Please visit this website often for updates on our planning activities.

If you have any questions, please contact Brooklyn Frontiera at frontierab@oakgov.com.


Students

​See what modern manufacturing really looks like and explore your career options by touring a facility with the latest equipment.

Experience firsthand the exciting technologies and speak with people that love what they do.

Get answers to your questions, among them:

  • How do I get started working at a place like this?
  • What classes should I study?
  • What do you like about your job here?
  • And many more!

Manufacturers

  • Inspire students to pursue careers in manufacturing and skilled trades
  • Inform students, parents, teachers and counselors of the great jobs available in manufacturing
  • Improve the public image of manufacturing
  • Debunk common misconceptions about manufacturing

Questions?

Contact Brooklyn Frontiera at frontierab@oakgov.com

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