Colleges & Manufacturers – Roundtable discussion, June 14, 9am

JOIN SAMA AND FLATE (FLORIDA ADVANCED TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION CENTER) AS WE HOST A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION BETWEEN OUR LOCAL COLLEGES TRAINING THE FUTURE WORKFORCE, THE MANUFACTURERS WHO WANT TO HIRE THEIR GRADUATES, AND CAREERSOURCE SUNCOAST WHO CAN HELP MARRY THE TWO TOGETHER.

Our regional manufacturers need to fill a large labor gap.  Our colleges are training students in many facets of manufacturing.

  • Did you even know these 4 resources exist?
  • Have you tried to hire their graduates?
  • Do the students have the right skillset when going from the classroom to the interview?
  • Are there job descriptions of which the schools are unaware?
  • What other degrees and certifications should the colleges focus, to best help feed the manufacturers?
  • How can manufacturers help the colleges?
  • Is there funding to help pay for new hires or the training of incumbent workers?

Manufacturers, now is your chance to communicate with these valuable local educators and resources.  Register Now!

  • Manatee Technical College, State College of Florida, Suncoast Technical College, UF Innovation Station (Engineering)
  • (i.e. CNC, welding, general machinist, engineers, etc.)

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