Emerging Careers Archive

Building a Model for the Nation: The emerging field of mechatronics

During his visit to the Mechatronics lab at CCAC’s West Hills Center in April 2014, President Obama proclaimed the college’s Mechatronics Technology program “a model for the nation,” calling it the kind of program that should be

Brawn to Brains: A new era in manufacturing

You may have heard that manufacturing jobs are a thing of the past. While it’s true that old-fashioned assembly line jobs are dwindling, a new kind of manufacturing job is starved for skilled workers. Demand is skyrocketing