News & Events


Manufacturing Summer Fun Video

July 11, 2017

Did you know that many of the products you use for your summer leisure activities are manufactured? Like your barbecue grill, your boat, your bike... All brought to you by manufacturing!

Friends of Manufacturing has created a great video highlighting the vital role manufacturing plays in summer fun. Watch it here:


PIPELINE Project opportunity for students and employers

July 10, 2017

Pipeline Project

MnAMP college, South Central College, has been featured in an article by Northfield News about the PIPELINE Project. The statewide program provides students with the opportunity to earn college credits with tuition reimbursement and work at the same time, and manufacturing employers gain the skillful employees that they need.

South Central College has been partnering with area manufacturing employers for the past three years; Five students graduated in the spring, and nine remain in the program.

Read the article and learn more about how the PIPELINE Project can be utilized for successful partnerships.

Women Who Weld at Saint Paul College

July 7, 2017

Saint Paul College's Fall magazine features one of our favorite topics: Women Who Weld! This feature article explores the lives and education of three women from diverse backgrounds in the Saint Paul College welding program. Learn what led them to a career pathway in welding and their experiences as women in this manufacturing field.

Click on the images below to view larger, or click here to view and download the PDF.

Women Who Weld feature article

Women Who Weld feature article

Women Who Weld feature article


11th Annual Veterans Career Fair

June 14, 2017

11th Annual Veterans Career Fair

The ​Minnesota ​Department ​of ​Employment ​& ​Economic ​Development ​(DEED) ​and ​the ​Minnesota ​Department ​of ​Veterans ​Affairs ​(MDVA) ​will ​host ​the ​11th ​Annual ​Veterans ​Career ​Fair on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from 10am-3pm. This event will take place at the DoubleTree By Hilton, 7800 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, Minnesota.

If you are a veteran and looking for a job or are interested in exploring new careers, plan to attend the largest veterans career fair in Minnesota. This no-cost event for job seekers brings together:

  • Employers, who can provide company information, speak with you about current job openings and interview you for open positions on site.
  • Service providers who can assist with your employment-related needs, as well as provide information and referrals to non-work related services for veterans.
  • Resource area staffed by HR professionals to assist with resume critique and job search advice.
  • Professional photographer available to take head shots for LinkedIn profile.

All former and current members of the U.S. military are welcome.

If you need accommodations to participate in this event, call 651-259-7169. Please submit them by Friday, June 30. If you have any questions, contact Christine Pribbernow at 651-259-7169.

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A Member of the Minnesota State System, an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.
This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.
South Central College is the lead institution of the Minnesota Advanced Manufacturing Partnership.