Manufacturing Training to Careers – Internship Program
Implemented by Workforce Solutions for North Central PA with funding Provided by the Department of Community Economic Development (DCED) Program Description Workforce Solutions for North Central PA was awarded funding from DCED’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Grant to support Internships in Manufacturing in our six-county region which includes the counties of Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter through June of 2022. This internship program is a great strategy to assist in retaining our current population and increasing their awareness of the career opportunities in their own backyard. The goals of the internship are to introduce participants to the many manufacturing career opportunities as well as career pathways in our region encouraging them to stay or return after post-secondary education and providing manufacturing employers in our region with a workforce into the future. This internship program is intended to be a professional learning experience that offers meaningful, practical work related to a student’s field of study.
Incumbent Worker Training Eligibility/Guidelines and Application
Workforce Solutions has established a process for employers to apply for funding for training funds for their incumbent workforce. See the links below for complete Eligibility and Guidelines as well as the Training Application. Please be sure to read the Eligibility and Guidelines documents prior to and while you are completing the application.
Resources for Manufacturing Companies
Manufacturing Workforce Development Playbook
Tooling U White Papers – Workforce Issues
2014 Manufacturing Insights Survey
Apprenticeships Modernizing a Proven Workforce Development Strategy
Back to the future on job training
Lean In to Continuous Improvement
Making the grade
Proving the ROI of Training
Using Competency Models