Mechatronics is a booming and cutting-edge field. It is also a highly valued skill in the manufacturing industry. If you are looking to break into manufacturing and wondering how to learn mechatronics, you are in the right place. This guide … Continue reading How to Learn Mechatronics and Launch a Career
What is a Master Machinist? (+ How to Become a Master Machinist) In researching possible manufacturing careers, you may come across the term “master machinist” in job descriptions and titles. A distinguished title in manufacturing, “master” refers to a professional … Continue reading How to Become a Master Machinist
by David Turner, Assistant Professor/Curriculum Coordinator for Mechatronics, Robotics & Automation, Goodwin University Mechatronics technicians can work in many fields of manufacturing and in a variety of venues including distribution centers and third-party maintenance companies. According to the U.S. Bureau … Continue reading What is a Mechatronics Technician? Skills and Abilities You’ll Need for Success
In 2022, there will be a push for more gender diversity in the manufacturing workforce. Discover new statistics and see why women belong in manufacturing. Continue reading A Push for Gender Diversity in Manufacturing
Which degree is best for a manufacturing career? Discover your options and find out the best manufacturing degree for your interests and career goals. Continue reading What is the Best Degree for Manufacturing?
What is welding certification, and is it required to become a welder? Which welding certifications are open to aspiring or current professionals? Find out! Continue reading Welding Certification Guide: What It Is, What’s Required, and the Benefits
Within manufacturing, there are careers in CNC, welding, robotics, quality assurance, and more. Learn the types of manufacturing paths you can pursue today. Continue reading 7 Types of Manufacturing You Can Pursue Today
Both mechanics and machinists enjoy innovative, hands-on careers. Learn the differences between the machinist vs. mechanic career path. Continue reading Mechanic vs. Machinist: Which Path is Right for You?
Manufacturing managers help the economy thrive. Learn about the importance of manufacturing management, production management, and more. Continue reading Why is Manufacturing Management Important?
Stanley Black & Decker named Goodwin University a Makers Grant Recipient, which will help fund manufacturing training programs in Hartford. Learn more. Continue reading Goodwin University is Named an Inaugural Stanley Black & Decker Makers Grant Recipient
Trade jobs are growing in demand. From education requirements to professional certification, learn how to get a trade job in today’s competitive workforce. Continue reading How to Get a Trade Job in a Competitive Workforce
When working in any industry, a management position is often the goal. Great managers have the unique ability to inspire their employees, guide team members, direct daily operations, and lead a company to success. In manufacturing, managers are critical to … Continue reading The Manufacturing Manager Job Description: What Do They Do?
When we talk about “worth,” we are assigning value to something. We are trying to understand what value it will bring to us, and whether it will prove useful or meaningful in our life. If you are asking, “Is trade … Continue reading Is Trade School Worth It? Pros and Cons to Consider
Awesome things are made in Connecticut. From aircraft engines and submarines to buttons and baked goods, manufacturing in Connecticut is thriving! Manufacturing industry technology is getting leaner and it’s getting greener. Modern production techniques create considerably less waste. Products can … Continue reading Salary Information for CNC Machinists
When many people think of manufacturing, they think of the old days of dangerous machinery and dark factory settings. They may think that manufacturing is not a stable career choice or, at least, not one where you can advance in … Continue reading Manufacturing Salary Potential in Connecticut and Nationwide
Manufacturing continues to be a booming industry here in the United States. Thanks to advancements in technology, manufacturers are forging ahead with rapid production rates every year. Whether you are a seasoned manufacturing worker, or looking to jump into this … Continue reading How to Become a Manufacturing Manager
Our world is going digital. Even though everything is “online,” there are still physical products that need to be produced. In fact, the rise of AI, automation, robotics, and other high-tech advancements in society means that we create more things … Continue reading 5 Exciting Mechatronics Careers You Can Achieve with a Certificate
Who Should Understand Blueprints? Five Ideas That Might Surprise You by Kyle Zachary, MSOL, Continuing Education Instructor, Goodwin University Blueprints are the basic tools for product specification and the fundamental expression of your client’s needs. Who in your company should … Continue reading Who Should Understand Blueprints? Five Ideas That Might Surprise You