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Presentation on theme: "BE SAFE! PLAN YOUR FUTURE NOW! CAREER AND EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES Marlene Mixa Outreach Coordinator CBJT Grant Project."— Presentation transcript:


2 Overview Choosing a Career Path My Story Education Options Introduction to Pine Technical College (PTC) PTC Programs Possible Career Paths Focus on Advanced Manufacturing Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

3 Choosing a Career Path BE SAFE! Think about it now Set your goals Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

4 Choosing a Career Path What do I love to do? How can I get paid for it? Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

5 Choosing a Career Path Whats important to you? What you do Where you live Working with people Being your own boss Money Variety of tasks Flexibility of schedule Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

6 Choosing a Career Path EXPLORE Ask questions Talk with teachers and counselors Visit businesses and schools Do an internship Attend summer camp Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

7 Choosing a Career Path Minnesota Careers Website Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

8 My Story What do I want to do? Whats important in a job? Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

9 Knowledge Required for Todays Careers High School Only Technical Training Four-Year Degree 190065%15%20% Today10%70%20% Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

10 Education Options Short Courses Certificate Training Programs Diplomas Two Year Degrees Four Year Degrees Graduate or Professional School Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

11 Pine Technical College Two Year College in Pine City, MN Technical Programs Small and Friendly Short Courses, Certificates, and Degrees Transfer Options – Articulation Agreements – Complete Four Year Degree On-Site Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

12 Pine Technical College Programs Associate of Arts (AA – General) Accounting American Sign Language Automotive Technology Business Administration CNC Operations - Machining Computer Programming Computer Science Early Childhood Development Gunsmithing Health Science Management of Information Systems Networking and Microcomputers Nursing (CNA, LPN, and RN) Prototyping and Reverse Engineering Public Welfare Financial Worker Virtual Reality Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

13 Career Paths Personal Care Attendant To Certified Nursing Assistant To Licensed Practical Nurse To Registered Nurse Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

14 Career Paths Automotive Technology Certificate (30 credits) To Automotive Technology AAS Degree (+ 40 credits) Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

15 Career Paths Basic Welding To Intermediate Welding To Certified Welder Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

16 Career Paths Production Technologist (15 credits on-line) To Machine Technologist (+ 15 credits) OR Automation Technologist (+ 15 credits) OR Welding Technologist (+ 15 credits) Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

17 Career Paths CNC Machine Tool Certificate (29 credits) To CNC Machine Tool Diploma (+ 15 credits) To CNC Machine Tool AAS Degree (+ 16 credits) Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

18 Advanced Manufacturing What is Advanced Manufacturing? – Simply stated, Manufacturing is the use of machines, tools, and labor to make things. Advanced Manufacturing is manufacturing that incorporates computer control and/or micro-electronics technology to improve the manufacturing process efficiency. Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

19 Technology Has Changed Lets say youre going to a birthday party. You pull out some pocket change and buy a little greeting card that plays Happy Birthday when its opened. After the party, someone casually tosses the card in the trash, throwing away more computing power than existed in the entire world before 1950. Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

20 Manufacturing Has Changed Manufacturing is NOT Boring, Routine, and Dirty Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

21 Manufacturing Has Changed Jobs ARE creative, challenging, and high pay. Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

22 Manufacturing Has Changed U.S. Manufacturing has gone high-tech. Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

23 Manufacturing Companies Advanced Manufacturers – make windows, doors, and cabinets – configure parts for cars, snowmobiles, and military equipment – build playgrounds – put the adhesive on your Post-Its – construct conveyer systems for factories and plants Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

24 Area Manufacturing Employers Advanced Design and Systems Andersen Windows Atscott Crystal Cabinets Gopher Motors McNally Industries Metal Matic Midcontinent Engineering Minpack Nexen Group Sunrise Fiberglass TEAM Industries Xccent Wilson Tool Wyoming Machine Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

25 Careers in Advanced Manufacturing Diverse Manufacturing Career Opportunities Include – CNC Machinists – CNC Laser Operators – CNC Programmers – Precision Welders – Robotics Technicians – Automation Technicians – Production Technicians – Manufacturing Engineers – Quality Engineers – Process Control Engineers Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

26 Other Support Careers Sales People Accountants Business Analysts Quality Control Managers Laboratory Testers Customer Service Representatives Computer Programmers Supervisors Receptionists Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

27 Pine Technical College Manufacturing Programs Pine Technical College Credit-Based Manufacturing Programs – CNC Machine Tool Certificate – CNC Operations Diploma – CNC Operations A.A.S. Degree – Gun Repair Certificate – Advanced Gunsmithing Diploma – Prototyping and Reverse Engineering Certificate – Prototyping - Gunsmithing Diploma Pine Technical College Hour-Based Courses – Basic Welding – Intermediate Welding Pine Technical College Future Options – Automation – Plastics Technology Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

28 Web Sites for Advanced Manufacturing – Dream Career Quiz – Maker Maniac Game – Career Pathways – FREE Ear Buds! – Minnesota Schools for Manufacturing Careers – Wisconsin Schools for Manufacturing Careers Marlene MixaApril 14, 2010

29 THANK YOU! Marlene Mixa CBJT Grant Project Outreach Coordinator

30 THANK YOU! This document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 800-521-7463 and TTY 320-629-1030. Pine Technical College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded under the Presidents Community-Based Job Training Grants as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labors Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. This solution is copyrighted by the institution that created it. Internal use by an organization and/or personal use by an individual for non-commercial purposes is permissible. All other uses require the prior authorization of the copyright owner.

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