Month: May 2016

Mechatronics: Rapid repair of high-tech machines in manufacturing

According to AMTEC, over the next 10 years, 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will be needed in the United States. New careers are rapidly emerging to support high tech production. One new area of growth is in Mechatronics.

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Paid Summer Internships with Boeing

Great news! Boeing is offering summer internships at a variety of locations within Washington State. Here are some preliminary details: Must be 18 and have a high school diploma Boeing sites in Auburn, Puyallup, Renton, Kent, Bellevue, Tukwila, Seattle or Everett. Begins July 11 – September 1, 2016 Submit your resume by May 13! View full program details: Boeing Summer Internships...

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Strategic 2016 Goals to Impact Industry

Our goals are based upon Center of Excellence priorities and our FY 2015-16 Work Plan. Our goals are associated with areas of focus that will impact Washington’s future economy and workforce development. Mechatronics: This past year the COE partnered with several state interests, including the Boeing Company and Darigold (one of the largest privately held companies in the state) to develop and deliver common course curriculum based on the AMTEC (Automotive Manufacturing Technical Education) model. AMTEC is a collaboration of community and technical colleges and industry partners who seek to prepare highly skilled technicians for employment in industry. Student retention and completion: As...

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