In 2015, Utah announced a program that would have a lasting impact on the state by bringing industry and education together in a new way. Through Utah Aerospace Pathways, industry and education leaders have built a program that increases awareness of the aerospace industry and, in turn, increases the talent pipeline to that industry.
Utah Aerospace Pathways allows high school students to participate in training courses both at their schools and at local technical or community colleges. The students then have the opportunity to participate in an externship with one of the many participating companies.
Participating companies include Albany Engineered Composites, Hexcel, Janicki Industries, Boeing, Orbital ATK, Parker Aerospace and MSC Aerospace. These organizations have been critical to the success of Utah Aerospace Pathways. Without industry leading the discussion, the program would not have come together as well as it did. Read more….