PLEASE NOTE: MCMP is an industry-led partnership adhering to the codes of regulations and bylaws exercised by the Executive Board, except as otherwise provided in the Articles of Incorporations or by Chapter 1702, Ohio Revised Code. Partnership members do not discriminate in program admission, employment, or administration of its programs or activities, on the basis of age, gender, race, national origin, religion, creed, color, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ethnicity, ancestry, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MCMP administers all programs and services without regard to disability, and provides reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.
Please carefully review MCMP program information, eligibility, FAQs and the application process sections BEFORE completing the online application.
Student applications for 2019:
New students: Wednesday, April 1, 2019.
Application will remain open until May 10, 2019.
Late applications are not accepted.
Application may be closed earlier if all spots are filled, so do not wait!
Student applicants will be notified as to whether or not they will receive a spot in the program.
The program begins June 24 and ends on June 28th.
Students, family and friends are invited to attend graduation event on June 30th, at the Medina Square Uptown Park.
The program will begin and end each day at the Medina County Career Center auditorium area.
Hours are 8:10am – 2:10 pm. during the 6 day program, with lunch provided.
If accepted, students and parents will be provided the details and expectations of the MCMP Manufacturing Awareness Week program.
The MCMP Manufacturing Awareness Week week includes travel to Medina County Manufacturing Partner Facilities and Medina County resource entities.
The MCMP Manufacturing Awareness Week week is a non-paid event.
Students who continue with the summer internship will be paid in accordance with hosting employer's payroll cycle.
During the internship program, students may participate in shadowing opportunities and work with their assigned mentors to learn about career paths in manufacturing.
Be a U.S. Citizen, non-citizen national, or legal permanent resident.
Manufacturing Awareness Week program:
15 years of age by May 10
9th grade at the time of application
Summer Internship Program:
16 years of age by June 28
10th grade or above at the time of the application
Have a current cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
Live in Medina, Medina County or surrounding counties.
Demonstrate a strong interest in manufacturing fields of study like machining, maintenance, welding, administration, information technology, human resources, marketing and building grounds
When does the program start and end?
The program is June 24th-June 28th and the ceremony celebration is on June 30th.
What is the time commitment that is required for the program?
Students are expected to attend all days of the program.
Is lunch provided?
Yes, lunch is provided
Is transportation provided?
Busing to the host facility will be provided daily from the Medina County Career Center.
Is time away allowed during the program?
For the best experience, students are expected to fully participate in the program.
What if a student becomes ill?
Emergency contact information will be on file and each student will be provided an identification badge. The badge will have emergency contact information on the back of the badge. Should a student become ill, family members will be contacted.
Is there a dress code for the program?
YES. Students are expected to wear comfortable fitting clothing, non-high heel or open toe shoes. Being respectful to others, students are asked not to wear shirts that are considered offensive, rude or inappropriate. If in doubt, don't wear it.
Does it cost anything to participate in this program?
NO. The program is fully funded by Medina County Manufacturing Partners
Are students permitted to have their SMART device on campus/during off-site activities?
YES. Innovated ideas are critical for the future in manufacturing, Students are encouraged to carry their SMART devices as a resource. However, students are expected to be prudent with the use of texting and talking.
What if I need to reach my child regarding a family emergency?
Students are permitted to carry their SMART device/phone. In addition, parents are provided the daily itinerary and contact information.
Will my internship experience match my career interest?
It is up to you to determine your career interest as you speak with mentors, leaders and explore each facility during the program.