Des Moines, IA, 05/11/12 - Today, The Manufacturing Institute presented to stakeholders to encourage their involvement in the statewide Dream It. Do It. initiative. Jennifer McNelly presented to an audience, which included Iowa Lieutenant Governor, Kim Reynolds, to discuss the impact Dream It. Do It. will have in attracting and retaining top talent in the manufacturing sector. Tony Raimondo, leader of the Nebraska Dream It. Do It. initiative, also presented about his state's use of the initiative to encourage students to pursue careers in manufacturing. Nebraska currently uses the Dream Team to promote careers in manufacturing.
Dream It. Do It. serves as a national manufacturing careers recruitment strategy developed to inform students of valuable opportunities in manufacturing.
National manufacturing careers recruitment strategy developed to inform students of valuable opportunities in manufacturing. Dream It. Do It. fosters growth, innovation, and jobs by building entrepreneurial, regional alliances and providing youth-oriented awareness and education initiatives designed to capture and prepare the next generation of skilled American manufacturing talent. Dream It. Do It. is also positioned as an engagement tool that feeds young students into specific educational pathways aligned with career pathways in high-quality, high-paying jobs. These pathways are specifically accessible through the NAM-Endorsed Manufacturing Skills Certification System.