Not sure what's next after high school? Interested in technology, or working with your hands to find out how things work? Have a talent for finding the best way to get from Point A to Point B? A career in advanced manufacturing or logistics might be for you.
Manufacturing and logistics offer great jobs at good pay (30 - 40% more than average) and work that you can be passionate about. Manufacturers in Indiana make all kinds of cool stuff - from electric cars and trucks to the latest military fighters to lifesaving medicines - and our logistics industry makes sure all of it gets where it needs to be on time.
But there's a catch - a high school diploma doesn't cut it. You need more education and training, but we can help you get there.
- DreamItDoItIndiana.com: Check out Conexus' student-focused website designed to specifically to answer your questions about what these careers are like, how much they pay, and the education available in your backyard to get you on your way.
- High School Champions: If you already have the interest and want to talk to someone in your school about getting involved and taking advantage of every opportunity, get hooked up with a Dream It. Do It. Champion. More than 100 high schools in Indiana have a Champion on board.
- Hire Technology: 39 high schools and career centers will be teaching the two year, advanced manufacturing curriculum, Hire Technology in the 2013-2014 school year. Ask your counselor to see if your school offers industry-driven, credential-based coursework or check-out the full list here to find out if you can enroll!
- About to graduate and not sure where to go to get the AML skills you need? Conexus supports Ivy Tech's Manufacturing Production & Operations (MPRO) program and Harrison College's Logistics Program because they offer students to opportunity to earn the skills necessary to compete for the advanced manufacturing and logistics jobs available across the state if Indiana.