Education Institutions

Manufacturing Career Pathways

For those who demonstrate an affinity for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) – or otherwise like to tinker, build, and create – Marathon County manufacturers are a great place to shine.

Here are six common career pathways for gaining the experience you need.

  1. Job Shadow – Experience the daily challenges of a variety of roles.
  2. Job Co-op – Gain real world experience on the job while going to high school or technical college.
  3. Internship – Gain essential hands-on experience as part of your schooling.
  4. Apprenticeship / On-the-Job Training – Work and learn full time.
  5. Technical college – Build advanced skills.
  6. University degree – Gain sophisticated technical and professional knowledge.


Northcentral Technical College

University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

University of Wisconsin – Stout

University of Wisconsin – Marathon County

Michigan Tech

UW Stout – MOC

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