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Conference Sessions

Conference Sessions

Creating “Jobready” Engineering Students

Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:50 am

Regular Session

Sandra Mitchell

One of the greatest challenges of our time is the digitalization of engineering and manufacturing. Most companies are sold on the value of automating business processes with technology. However, technology has been changing quickly and talent is not available to fill all the needs. Companies want to build talent teams beginning with K-12 through higher education. They need technology users and researchers who can hit the ground running. This presentation will examine industry challenges, workforce trends, and some ways to create “jobready” students.

Audience: Higher Education and K-12

Topic Area(s):Pedagogy

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