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“What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” Video Contest

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Describe the Activity: 

Dream It Do It's, "What's So Cool About Manufacturing" Video Contest is a program designed by employers and educators to help improve the image of manufacturing as a career choice with the objective of recruiting more young people to vocational and technical schools that feed talent to the manufacturing industry.

Teams of middle school students, led by teacher coaches, are provided with video equipment and instructional materials and matched with local manufacturers. Each team has four months to create a short video profile of partner companies, and the career opportunities they offer to answer the question, "What's So Cool About Manufacturing" The entries are judged by an expert panel and public vote—hosted on the Dream It. Do It. Website. Winners are recognized at an awards ceremony by industry and education leaders, dignitaries, and elected officials.

For more information, check out the official rules and the website.

Time Details: 

Registration for the contest begins in October and the awards ceremony is conducted the following March. For specific dates and deadlines, check the Dream It Do It OKI website.

People Details: 

Projects must be completed by students with guidance and support from Teacher Coaches.

Prize Details: 

Winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony by industry and education leaders, dignitaries, and elected officials.

Outcome of the Activity: 
Students will create a video that will entice more young people to pursue a career in manufacturing.
Activity Address: 
United States
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