Manufacturing Connect (MC) started in 2007 out of Austin College & Career Academy, formerly known as Austin Polytech Academy on Chicago's Westside. Today, MC serves in-school youth, ages 14 - 18, as a community-based program in partnership with social service agencies and manufacturers across Chicago. MC participants:
Can earn a nationally-recognized industry credential from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)
Participate in multiple work experiences, including internships, job shadows and summer jobs
Learn the work-readiness and life skills necessary to succeed in today's economy
Get a job that leads to a career!
Contact Leslye Long for more information on upcoming training and events for youth
firstname.lastname@example.org - 773-278-5418 x 30