Wood Industry Career listings:
Cue Career has video interviews with industry professionals and more info!
Watch the “Meet the New Face of Manufacturing” Videos
…and learn about eleven outstanding young professionals in the wood products manufacturing industry!
Meet the New Faces of Manufacturing!
Spotlight: Adam K, furniture project manager
Spotlight: Thomas T, machinery sales representative
Spotlight: Jess B, product and furniture designer
Explore this website: WoodIndustryEd.org
This website contains a searchable database of schools, colleges, technical centers and companies that offer education and skill enhancement programs. There are also listings of scholarships, awards and competitions; trade organizations and events; as well as job listing links and a blog.
Here is a sample of some post secondary woodworking programs:
Cerritos College (CA) – Cabinetmaking, Furniture-making and CNC Woodworking
Palomar College (CA) – Cabinet & Furniture Technology
Pittsburg State (KS) – Architectural Manufacturing Management & Technology
Madison College (WI) – Cabinet & Millwork
Design it Digital Student CAD Competition:
- Open to middle school, high school and post secondary
- Entry deadline May 31, 2020
- FREE to enter
- Cash and tool prizes
- Students design project based on parameters in ANY CAD software
- Submit entirely online
Fresh Wood Student Woodworking Competition:
- Open to high school and post secondary
- Entry deadline May 2021
- FREE to enter
- Cash prizes
- Students build a project and submit photos
- Entries will be accepted, more information available August 2018.