The educator externship program addresses the growing STEM skills gap in the manufacturing and engineering sectors. The program engages teachers in paid summer externships with local companies in STEM industries. Through this program, teachers will see STEM concepts in action, then they will develop a new project-based learning experience to take back to the classroom.

AMIP Goal: To build stronger relationships between industry and education by introducing teachers to the world of manufacturing.

Manufacturing Partner Benefits:

  • Grow Manufacturing Brand
  • Train and Develop manager and mentors
  • Advance Awarenses of manufacturing-specific career opportunities
  • Create Connection to potential future workforce

Education Partner Benefits:

  • Explore skills taught in school and the “real world” applications in manufacturing
  • Create a project to take back to the classroom.

Key Dates

  • April 25: Meeting for Teachers
  • May 23: Kickoff, 3:00-3:30 p.m.
  • June 5 to June 23: Educators embedded
  • TBD: Final Zoom presentation for all teachers and companies

For more information, contact Sean Kelley.

Manufacturers looking to take part in this program, fill out the form below:

    Do you have a preference on the day of the week you would like your educator(s) to come to your facility?
    *The MEEP Program takes place over two consecutive days.

    By submitting this form, your company consents to providing $250 for each educator in the program. The program allows up to two educators to partner with a manufacturer.
    By submitting this form, your company also consents to allowing up to two educators access to your facility for two days to complete the program.