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Manufacturing Production Technicians

Tips for Entry

Keep up with news and development in various manufacturing industries by reading publications such as Manufacturing Best Practices,

Meet others working in manufacturing and learn about career opportunities by attending industry events and conferences, such as the Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo,

Get a part-time or summer job in the technician department of a manufacturing facility to learn more about this type of work and see if it is a good fit for you.

Conduct an informational interview with a production technician to find out how they got started in their career and what advice they can share. Ask your school's career services office for help with securing the interview and be sure to prepare your list of questions in advance.

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