SAMP News

<< First  < Prev   1   2   3   Next >  Last >> 
  • 19 May 2014 8:00 AM | Shelly Glandon (Administrator)

    Eighteen high school graduates who will work full time this summer with machinists at 10 local manufacturing companies in paid internships designed to lead to community college classes, certification and good-paying jobs by 2016.

    This is the second cohort of youg people to enter the pilot program created by Pima County One-Stop Career Center and an unprecedented partnership of more than 20 local manufacturers who anticipated a critical shortage of precision machinists.

    Read the news release


    eighteen high school graduates who will work full time this summer with machinists at 10 local manufacturing companies in paid internships designed to lead to community college classes, certification and good-paying jobs by 2016.

    This is the second cohort of young people to enter the pilot program created by Pima County One-Stop Career Center and an unprecedented partnership of more than 20 local manufacturers who anticipated a critical shortage of precision machinists.

  • 07 Apr 2014 6:00 AM | Shelly Glandon (Administrator)

    Pima County has obtained a $5.4 million federal grant to support a regional effort that will prepare and train 940 young people for critical jobs in local technology industries.


    “The companies who formed the Southern Arizona Manufacturing Partners knew we were going to have a shortage of skilled machinists,” said Don Theriault, president of Industrial Tool, Die and Engineering. “We were able to work with Pima County to better coordinate high school and community college programs, and create internships and mentoring opportunities that lead to certificates and jobs. It’s a team effort that gets young people on track, fills employer needs and benefits the local economy.”


    Continue reading

  • 23 Feb 2014 9:00 AM | Shelly Glandon (Administrator)

    SAMP is featured in Arizona Daily Star.


    "Creating more great opportunities is the aim of Southern Arizona Manufacturing Partners (SAMP), a group of local manufacturers looking to expand an internship program seen as key to filling the pipeline for machinists and other manufacturing workers." 




    Read the full AZ Daily Star article

<< First  < Prev   1   2   3   Next >  Last >> 

Arizona Public Media Arizona 360 - August 10, 2018

AZPM Metro Week Spotlight on SAMP (14:30 of broadcast)

NIMS Accreditation Video

Upcoming events

No upcoming events
© Southern Arizona Manufacturing Partners
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software