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Advanced Manufacturing Careers

Not Your Dad’s Job


Advanced manufacturing is an exciting field that invents and creates the products that people need and want. Virtually everything we use on a daily basis is manufactured.


Did you know that advanced manufacturing includes things such as:

  • Robotics
  • Computers
  • Nanotechnology
  • Engineering
  • Electromechanical equipment
  • Much more…



Success in the New Economy, Citrus College video – How Prospective College Students Can Gain a Competitive Advantage.


FACT Sheet – Finger Lakes Careers in STEM


Interested in hearing what other students have to say?
Check out these essays from students like you who recently toured advanced manufacturing facilities in the Rochester area, wrote an essay on their experience, and received an award from FAME!


Pal-Mac Central winning essayist – Brendan Dipzinski, IEC Electronics


Penn Yan Academy winning essayist – Justin Niver, Coach & Equipment


Wayne Central winning essayist – David Mooney, Harbec Plastics


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Penn Yan Academy’s Justin Niver with Eileen Rucinski, FAME’s Pipeline Committee chair, after receiving his award.


Finger Lakes Works With Their Hands (Oct 2012) view this great video produced by FLCC!


FLCC’s Lynn Freid to address House Manufacturing Caucus on importance of AM careersVideo here!


Check out all of the possibilities:
MCC’s Career Services website
Typical Salaries – How much can you earn?
FAME Parents/Students FACT Sheet – How can FAME provide career options?
Advanced Manufacturing – What is it exactly?
Machining 102 – Video for parents, students and schools
InDemand Magazine – Get advanced manufacturing career tips from this U.S. Department of Labor resource. (Note: This is a 5.84 MB file.)
Get Work Experience
News on NY Finger Lakes Photonics from the RRPC (Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster) – Is New York’s Optics and Imaging Industry at Risk?More [+]
FAME Student Membership


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