Manufacturing Day Hosted at Prairie State College Oct. 1 [09/10/2015]
Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting Manufacturing Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, in the Atrium on the college’s main campus, located at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.
The event is being offered in partnership with PSC, South Suburban College, OAI, Bloom Township High School, Bloom Trail High School, the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center and the Illinois Network for Advanced Manufacturing, and is made possible by DOL TAACCCT Funds.
The morning opens with a job fair from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., where attendees can meet with employers about job opportunities in the manufacturing fields. From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., community members are welcome to tour the manufacturing labs on campus and experience demonstrations and see products made from manufacturing equipment. From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be various student events where attendees can explore the certificate and degree programs offered by PSC and learn how to start their career. The day’s activities are free and open to the public.
Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Manufacturing Day officially occurs on the first Friday in October. This year, it is Oct. 2.
For more information on manufacturing at PSC, visit prairiestate.edu.