Hundreds of Students Learn About Manufacturing Careers Thursday

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By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– On Thursday October 27, First District Supervisor and Vice Chair Robert A. Lovingood will host the second annual “Made in the High Desert” Manufacturing event.

This event was created to shine a light on the value and contributions of the many local manufacturing firms that call the First District home.

The Thursday event will give local students from grade 5 through 12 and opportunity to meet with Manufacturers to learn about their business, careers they offer and the training required to secure jobs.

In 2015, over 500 local students met with Manufacturers during this event.

Instructors from local schools also use this event with align their training programs with the needs of manufacturers.

Manufacturers large and small are slated to exhibit and meet with students.

Friday October 28, the Made in the High Desert event will feature a targeted, pre-screened job fair. Job Seekers with demonstrated skills sets and training will be invited to attend. These applicants were pre-screened by County of San Bernardino Workforce Development.

The High Desert is home to a growing number of manufacturing firms due to pro-business policies of local governments and an independent air quality management district.

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