Advanced Manufacturing for Advancing You.

Your career in advanced manufacturing is waiting. SUNY Training and Education in Advanced Manufacturing – known as SUNY TEAM – is your opportunity to dive into advanced manufacturing industries like welding, precision machining, and optics, and finally join the skilled workforce so you can get the pay you deserve. So what are you waiting for? Your future starts now.

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SUNY TEAM - Training & Education in Advanced Manufacturing

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Mike Rowe on the Skills Gap

Industries on the rise.

SUNY TEAM partner colleges deliver comprehensive training and education in seven advanced manufacturing industry sectors that are in dire need of skilled workers. According to the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL), there will be nearly 10,000 annual job openings in Upstate New York over the next six years. So when you decide to pursue a career in one of these industry sectors, there’s little question of whether you’ll be on a pathway to a career that can change your future.

Explore these industry sectors and courses

Innovative industry sectors
Percentage of advanced manufacturing employers who are experiencing a shortage of trained workers

Our country needs you.

The strength of a nation’s manufacturing industry is the most reliable sign of economic prosperity, according to research from Harvard and MIT. And as a veteran of the United States Armed Forces, you can play a role in that. Equipped with some of the skills needed to make it in advanced manufacturing, find success in your civilian life and for your country with SUNY TEAM.

Learn about opportunities for veterans

2 million
The shortfall of workers the U.S. manufacturing sector will suffer over the next decade
Percentage of the U.S. workforce employed in manufacturing

Rejoin the workforce in no time.

When you’re in a SUNY TEAM training program at one of our partner schools, you get a great education – and fast. Plus, with the skills gap as large as it is and the large number of jobs available in manufacturing in New York State, why wait?

Start planning your future

9 to 18 months
The amount of time it takes to complete a SUNY TEAM training program

Your career is waiting.

The numbers don’t lie: Opportunities in manufacturing are everywhere as employers face a growing and long-term need for workers who understand STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Find a career in advanced manufacturing

3.4 million
Manufacturing jobs that will be needed over the next decade
The yearly wage earned by the average manufacturing worker in the U.S. in 2013

From Lake Erie to Long Island.

The state of New York may be large, but SUNY TEAM has it covered. No matter where you currently reside, there’s a nearby school and program, complete with an industry-vetted curriculum, that’s right for you.

Find a participating school near you

Community colleges participating in SUNY TEAM
Community college students who the National Strategic Plan for Advanced Manufacturing hopes will complete skills certifications

We have your back.

No matter the industry, it helps to know the right people. The industry partners we work with help analyze workforce needs, serve on boards and curriculum committees, and create opportunities for SUNY TEAM training program students.

Meet our industry partners

Industry partners in different regions across the state