The Alabama F.A.M.E. (Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education) Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program (AMT) includes a two-year technical Associate degree that combines cutting-edge curriculum that supports advanced manufacturing technology, paid working experience, along with learning highly sought after business principles and best practices of a world class manufacturer.
FAME Students earn a wage while attending college and gain priceless work experience with a global manufacturing leader. Over two years, students can earn as much as $33,500, which with planning can cover all of a student’s education expenses. There are also potential grants and financial aid.
While not guaranteed, there will be opportunities for the sponsor company to hire graduates as full time employees. Graduates of the AMT program will be equipped with the needed skills and experience that many manufacturing companies are actively seeking.
“Anyone considering Mechatronics I would highly recommend trying to get into the FAME program. The hands on experience, competitive pay, and building relationships with employers is all going to further you in this field.”
“This is an amazing experience. So many opportunities to expand my knowledge. And the friendships I have made are amazing.”
“My favorite part of FAME is getting to work in the industry while in school so I get that experience so many lack starting out.”