M-CAM LogoThe Michigan Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing (M-CAM) brings together the state of Michigan, Schoolcraft College and seven other community colleges, employers, workforce development agencies, and other community partners to create education and training programs that lead to employment in advanced manufacturing. 

Goal: Training of 2,738 individuals, targeting training for students studying manufacturing, displaced workers, incumbent (current) workers who need to upgrade their skills, and veterans

This grant was awarded through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training Grant (TAACCCT), allowing M-CAM colleges to directly respond to employer needs by preparing individuals for jobs in high-demand careers in advanced manufacturing, specifically:

Services for Schoolcraft College M-CAM Students and Program Participants

In addition to training provided by highly qualified instructors, Schoolcraft College students and participants in the M-CAM grant will receive “wrap-around” services provided by the college, MichiganWorks! and participating employers to assist them with career readiness, workplace skills, technical skills, and job searching. 

Other services include:

  • Industry Referrals
  • Internship opportunities
  • Foundational Skills Training
  • Workplace Competencies
  • Resume Building
  • Job Interview Training

Employer Participation

Employers review program content and offer curriculum development input to ensure the programs meet their hiring needs.  Employers also offer internships, on-the-job training, interviews, and provide participants with opportunities for employment.

Benefits of the M-CAM Partnership

Upgrades to Schoolcraft College and seven other partner colleges’ manufacturing technology programs to current employer standards. Presidents of M-CAM participating colleges have committed to enter into an articulation agreement that establishes transferability of credit among all eight participating community colleges. To learn more about M-CAM, visit www.m-cam.org.


Karen Maxton
M-CAM Employment and Internship Coordinator
Applied Science, Rm 587

This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warrantees, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.  

Schoolcraft College and MCAM is an equal opportunity employer/program provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TTY users please call 1-877-878-8464 or visit www.michigan.gov/mdcr

It is the policy of Schoolcraft College that no person shall, on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientations, and/or national origin, be subjected to discrimination during or be excluded from participating I nor be denied the benefits of any program or activity or in employment. Any questions concerning the application of, or grievances for, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of handicap, or the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which requires reasonable accommodations to be provided to disabled person, should be directed to: Glen Cerny Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Schoolcraft College 18600 Haggerty Road Livonia, MI 48152-2696 (734) 462-4416. Individuals who feel their rights have been misused in relationship to the provisions of equal opportunity at Schoolcraft College can contact the appropriate persons listed above.