CNC Machinist

Pathways

Career Interest

Is Machining right for you? Click here to find out more.     

How Do I Start

Find out more to build your pathway and find ways to become a Machinist. 

Career Prep

Looking for resources to prepare for your career? This is the place. Click here. 

Get to Work

Click here for resources and guides to help you find a job in manufacturing. 

CAREER GOALS

Building Your Own Pathway

An enjoyable career that creates a meaningful life takes time, effort, and planning.  Begin today by setting goals that can help you achieve success throughout your career.  The following resources are provided to help you set goals for your career - starting now - to provide you with direction, save you time, and help you to achieve success. 

You can change your direction and adjust the details as you go. There is no doubt that the specific details will change as you move forward throughout your life. However, if you have an idea of where you are headed, you will have a better chance of getting there faster and more effectively than if you leave it to chance. 

Consider the following resources as tools to help you build your profile and prepare you for your career. If you need help, just ask. 

GOAL SETTING RESOURCES

The resources are provided under the following titles:

Building Your Own Pathway

An enjoyable career that creates a meaningful life takes time, effort, and planning.  Begin today by setting goals that can help you achieve success throughout your career.  The following resources are provided to help you set goals for your career - starting now - to provide you with direction, save you time, and help you to achieve success. 

You can change your direction and adjust the details as you go. There is no doubt that the specific details will change as you move forward throughout your life. However, if you have an idea of where you are headed, you will have a better chance of getting there faster and more effectively than if you leave it to chance. 

Consider the following resources as tools to help you build your profile and prepare you for your career. If you need help, just ask. 

GOAL SETTING RESOURCES

The resources are provided under the following titles:

My Career plan

If you are starting from "scratch" and have no idea of what you want to do, you can begin with a career interest assessment. This asks you a few questions about what you like, what interests you, and the way you like to work. You'll have a few recommendations to work with.

set career goals

You may know the type of work that interests you but may want to learn more about specific job groups (clusters), industries, or specific careers. We can help you learn more about these careers and what it takes to follow one of these paths. 

career resources

If you have an idea of what you want (for example, manufacturing), you may just need to dig deeper into specific areas to get more information. We provide additional information about specific industries and careers to help you learn more.  

career planning

If you already have a clear idea of your career path, you may want to learn about specific opportunities within your career of choice. We provide specific resources that can provide you with additional information to help you accelerate your success. 

Your lifelong planning

If you already have a clear idea of your career path, you may want to learn about specific opportunities within your career of choice. We provide specific resources that can provide you with additional information to help you accelerate your success. 

 

MY CAREER PLAN

LEARN WHAT INTERESTS YOU

Use one or more of these free resources to discover any number of careers that may be of interest to you. Remember that these are only here as a tool. They are not meant to indicate what you WILL do...only to suggest areas for you to learn more about. If you find something you like, learn more about it and how you can build a career around it. 

Setting Career Goals

 

MY CAREER GOALS

WHAT DO YOU WANT? WHY DO YOU WANT IT?

Use one or more of these free resources to discover any number of careers that may be of interest to you. Remember that these are only here as a tool. They are not meant to indicate what you WILL do...only to suggest areas for you to learn more about. If you find something you like, learn more about it and how you can build a career around it. 

Setting Career Goals

 

MY CAREER GOALS

WHAT DO YOU WANT? WHY DO YOU WANT IT?

Use one or more of these free resources to discover any number of careers that may be of interest to you. Remember that these are only here as a tool. They are not meant to indicate what you WILL do...only to suggest areas for you to learn more about. If you find something you like, learn more about it and how you can build a career around it. 

Setting Career Goals

 

MY CAREER GOALS

WHAT DO YOU WANT? WHY DO YOU WANT IT?

Use one or more of these free resources to discover any number of careers that may be of interest to you. Remember that these are only here as a tool. They are not meant to indicate what you WILL do...only to suggest areas for you to learn more about. If you find something you like, learn more about it and how you can build a career around it. 

Setting Career Goals

 

MY CAREER GOALS

WHAT DO YOU WANT? WHY DO YOU WANT IT?

Use one or more of these free resources to discover any number of careers that may be of interest to you. Remember that these are only here as a tool. They are not meant to indicate what you WILL do...only to suggest areas for you to learn more about. If you find something you like, learn more about it and how you can build a career around it.