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SME PRIME: Pathways

Supported and informed by private industry, SME PRIME ® (Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education) builds cost-effective and tailored manufacturing/engineering programs in high schools across the country, providing equipment, curriculum, professional development, scholarships and STEM-focused extra-curricular activities to students and teachers.
Overview: The World of Manufacturing
Go Behind Closed Doors
Watch as teams of people work together to push back the edge of what is possible.
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Pathway: Additive Manufacturing
Witness the power of Additive Manufacturing
Follow a team of students as they design and create an exoskeleton hand.
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Pathway: Additive Manufacturing
Investigate the advanced technology used in Additive Manufacturing.
3D Printing Materials
3D Printing Applications
3D Printing Best Practices
Prototype vs. Production 3D Printing
Bringing Ideas to Life
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Pathway: Additive Manufacturing
Learn more about the careers in Additive Manufacturing.
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Pathway: Industrial Maintenance
Virtual Workplace Experience
Take a tour to learn about aircraft maintenance and repair.
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Pathway: Industrial Maintenance
Discover the day-to-day responsiblities, STEAM, and soft skills used in these careers.
Park Maintenance
Maintenance Coordinator
Maintenance Reliability Specialist
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Pathway: CAD and Manufacturing
Be inspired by ordinary people doing extraordinary things with CAD.
Kicking Axis
Gnarly Metal
Metal & Flesh
Chilean Mine Rescue
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Pathway: CAD and Manufacturing
Learn more about the different careers that use Computer Aided Design.
Design Engineer
Industrial Designer
Product Development Specialist
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Pathway: Engineering
Share these inspirational stories to spark your students interest in an Engineering careers.
Built for Speed
Answering Africa
Driven Dreamer
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Pathway: Engineering
Learn more about the many different career pathways available in engineering.
Design Engineer
Applications Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Process Engineering Coordinator
Software Engineer
Welding Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Civil Engineer
Environmental Engineer
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Pathway: Machining & Fabrication
Learn more about the career journey taken by these Machinists and Fabricators.
The Beginnings
Reach Beyond
Jazzy Artisan
Big Attitude
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Pathway: Machining & Fabrication
Discover the roles, responsiblities, STEAM, and soft skills that come alive in these careers.
Machinist
Fabricator
Sheet Metal Worker
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Pathway: Materials Science
Explore different careers in material science.
Mine Process Engineer
Exploration Manager
Mine Planning Engineer
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Pathway: Mechatronics & Robotics
Take a virtual tour of I-Cubed to learn more about robotics in manufacturing.
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Pathway: Mechatronics & Robotics
See how advanced technology intersects with these career pathways.
Mechatronics Apprentice
Robotics and Motion Control
Robotic Programmer
Robotics Engineer
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Robotics Technology
Discover robotics technology used in the manufacturing industry.
Robotic LVDT Table Systems
Robotic Assembly Systems
Robotic Integration
Manufacturing Robotic Components
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Pathway: Metrology & Quality
Go on a journy of career discovery and watch these inspirational stories.
The first in her family to get a degree, Nicole takes bold steps toward an extraordinary career, making parts for race cars.
While in high school, these students reached beyond the clutches of gravity to create a part for NASAs International Space Station.
The fact that a driver could survive a crash at over 200 mph, is not an accident, it’s an act of excellent engineering.
Pathway: Metrology & Quality
Learn more about the day-to-day responsiblities and tools used by quality control professionals.
Assembly and Quality Control
Quality Control Inspector
Quality Control and Calibration
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Pathway: Welding
Take a Tour of Lincoln Electric
Go behind closed doors to watch the sparks fly!
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Pathway: Welding
Discover the amazing career opportunities in welding.
Welder
Welder
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