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Advanced Manufacturing Open House


Wednesday, April 04, 2018


Main Campus—Buchanan Hall 121

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What's advanced manufacturing? It's advanced equipment with cutting-edge technology. It's electronics and automation, such as programming robots. And Hawkeye is the place to prepare for a high-paying, in-demand career in the industry.

Learn more at our open house. You can check out the cool technology in our state-of-the-art labs and meet major employers like John Deere, Rockwell Collins, Geater Machining & Manufacturing, GMT, and TDS Automation/Doerfer. Plus, you can win some prizes, like a tool bag filled with tools and $500 toward classes.

Computer Numerical Control (CNC)

Starting wages: $23/hour for Tool & Die, $18.50/hour for Machinist

The demand for CNC machinists is high, and Hawkeye’s program can get you ready with a program rich in hands-on learning through a CNC Lab and a Virtual CNC experience. Learn more about our CNC program.


Starting wages: $17.50/hour

The world is always looking for welders, and Hawkeye offers three levels of skill development and features hands-on learning opportunities through a welding lab, a virtual welder and robotic welder. Learn more about our Welding program.

Electronics Engineering Technology

Starting wages: $24/hour

This industry is a high-paying one, and you’ll leave Hawkeye with the knowledge and skills needed to work with engineers to design, develop, and manufacture industrial and consumer electronic equipment. Learn more about our Electronics Engineering Technology program.

Industrial Automation Technology

Starting wages: $25/hour

This is a high-paying career field that prepares you with the skills and knowledge to install, program, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot high-tech manufacturing equipment, including robots. Learn more about our Industrial Automation Technology program.


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  2. cnc
  3. cnc machining
  4. community events
  5. electrical systems
  6. industrial automation technology
  7. welding
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