December 2019 Newsletter
I have decided to add a monthly newsletter about STEM activities and events around mid-Michigan because there is SO MUCH good stuff happening that the ETP Newsletter, which you should be getting via email monthly and which covers 8 counties of news, can't support it all. My hope is that you will see ongoing activities and efforts and say, "Wow, I want that happening here!" Let me know if that happens to you, and I'll be happy to get great things going at your organization!
St. Louis High School Career Fair adds its name to the...

It is so exciting . . . the boom in Career Fairs at local high schools allow students to discover local career opportunities and area businesses to meet the future workforce. Each fair seems to offer its own twist as they try to provide students...

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Did you open and read the Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance ETP Newsletter ? IT WAS DROPPED INTO YOUR MAILBOX ON DECEMBER 4! There are a couple of good articles there! Emma Marshall was a very successful intern from Mid Michigan College to the Isabella Trial Court. She is a great example of filling your pipeline gaps with an internship!

Another article of interest: There is a big expansion to our concept of Apprenticeship. Employers from almost all walks of work are looking to grab local talent, put them to work while training on the job and providing support for their education. Not just for electricians and welders anymore!!

Congratulations to Jim Wolf of Avalon & Tahoe on your selection as the 2019 John G. Thodis Michigan Manufacturer of the Year!
College and University Career Center Services for Everyone!

There is a widely underused resource housed on every college campus in the mid-Michigan area. This resource is our Career Centers, which provide a variety of services to college students. Many outside of these organizations do not know about the...

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´╗┐Talent Pipeline at Mid!
Carol McCaul
ETP Lead, Mid Michigan College
(989) 773-6622 x180

WHY your business should care about building a STEM-based Talent Pipeline
  • STEM jobs grew at 300% the rate of other jobs in the last decade
  • 71% of employers reported having difficulty hiring for a STEM job within the last 12 months
  • Developing a talent pipeline can reduce your time spent recruiting, which increases profits