Family Night in Industry oﬀered an opportunity for parents to connect with industry partners within Oakland County.
Industry partners shared career trends and opportunities to help students and parents develop an accurate picture of today’s world of manufacturing. Parents may have a perception that manufacturing jobs have limited growth, requiring little skill while working in a dark and dirty environment.
Family Night in Industry event displayed the high-skill, high-wage and high-demand career opportunities within advanced manufacturing to dispel any possible myths. Industry partner American Axle Manufacturing (AAM) provided administrators a company overview, a tour of their forging and machining facility and a panel discussion comprised of various company employees.