Getting Prepared For (Virtual) Interviewing

To officially become a MAT2 Apprentice, you need to ace the interview(s) with your potential employer. During the pandemic, more companies have switched from in-person to virtual recruiting processes. We’re here to help you prepare for every aspect of a virtual interview.     Watch the video below to get tips on:  How to get ready for an interview What to do during the…

Writing Your Resume

Your resume may be a potential employer’s first impression of you. To help you get ready to apply to our partner company apprenticeships, we have resources to help MAT2 applicants and candidates write a resume that will stand out.     Check out the sections below for tailored resume help. Part 1 reviews the purpose…

Developing a Successful Apprenticeship Program for Veterans

MAT2 Apprenticeship Program Addresses How to Successfully Establish a Veteran-Friendly Program

MAT2, an innovative, industry-driven approach to education, published a new white paper about the value of hiring veteran apprentices and how to incorporate their wide range of skills, traits and work experiences to truly reap the benefits of a veteran apprentice – especially in manufacturing. While manufacturing is experiencing a significant talent shortage, veterans offer…

MAT2 Network Company Wins GACC Apprenticeship Award

MAT2 Network Company Wins GACC Apprenticeship Award

Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT2) congratulates Dürr Systems Inc. as the winner of the 2020 German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) Apprenticeship Award. The award honors companies that are investing in career pathways for future generations through apprenticeship programs that are based on the German Apprenticeship System, such as the MAT2 Apprenticeship Program. The GACC…

What is it like being a MAT² Apprentice?

What is it like being a MAT² Apprentice?

The MAT2 Apprenticeship Program is an innovative, industry-driven workforce development strategy that was designed to provide a debt-free associate degree, industry-aligned education, and real-world training. In a new video, MAT² Apprentices and a MAT² Graduate share their experience in the program, provide advice, and describe some benefits of the program. “You’re going to have a lot more…

Macomb Community College Joins MAT2 Network

Michigan Advanced Technician Training Program (MAT2) is happy to announce a new partnership with Macomb Community College to expand the opportunities for MAT2 mechatronics apprenticeships in Southeast Michigan. “We are very excited about the opportunity to work with Macomb Community College, especially given their leadership and long experience in teaching mechatronics. Expanding our network of community…