For Jobseekers

There are countless jobs in manufacturing to match your interests and goals, from production to programming, making motorcycle parts to analyzing the properties of synthetic metals. Manufacturing offers a lot in terms of healthy wages, promising careers, and competitive benefits for students exploring career options after graduation, veterans making the transition into Idaho's civilian life, or job seekers looking to expand their skills set.

Whether it’s through a job shadow, an apprenticeship, or passing along your resume, we have connections with over 130 outstanding employers who are constantly looking to grow their company with skilled talent.

Competitive Wages

Idaho’s average manufacturing wage is $78,000

High Entry Level Pay

Entry level positions in manufacturing pay 40% more than other private entry-level positions

Satisfying Career

Manufacturing has the highest tenure of employees in the private sector

Ways to get involved and connected through Forging Futures: 

Job Shadowing
Get connected with an employer in your area to explore a career in manufacturing
Internships
Match with an employer to experience working in the manufacturing industry
Camps
Participate in week-long immersive activities with employers while receiving supplemental training
Scholarships
Apply for financial assistance to help get you into a career in manufacturing
Resume Uploads
Submit your resume to be seen by interested employers looking to hire
Receiving information about the manufacturing market
Stay aware of events and opportunities to facilitate your entry into the manufacturing industry
Pursuing an apprenticeship
Apply for an apprenticeship to start earning while you’re learning with a new career
Attending Made Here expo
Visit and network with Idaho’s manufacturing employers in the largest annual Manufacturing Day event in the state
Volunteering with Forging Futures
Add to your resume and increase your understanding of the manufacturing industry by helping FF with their efforts
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If there’s something else that Forging Futures can help you with, let us know and we’ll do what we can to help you