It’s Design day at Michigan State. “A few long days in the shop and then we got it all done,” one student said. Visiting high school seniors were eager to learn and play. “Was the assignment given to you?” asked high school sophomore Adam DorstewitZ.
By LACEE SHEPARD
Capital News Service
LANSING—The need for engineers in the state is rising, yet the amount of available skilled workers remains low. That’s true even though Michigan has the most industrial and mechanical engineers in the country. Michigan’s manufacturing jobs dwindled during the economic downturn but are bouncing back, according to Michigan Industry Cluster Workforce Reports. “The economy is coming back. There are a lot more manufacturing jobs out there.