Maria works with high school career counselors, administrators, BotsIQ teachers, students, and parents to share manufacturing career-related opportunities. Through BotsIQ’s Close the Loop program, Maria helps students develop individual career plans and provides career training including resume and cover letter writing, career portfolios, and mock interviews. She collaborates with regional workforce investment boards, post-secondary training centers, colleges/universities, and manufacturers to find and create these opportunities for BotsIQ students and assists manufacturers in the development of facility tours, job shadowing, co-op and internship programs.
Program and Events Coordinator
Liz supports BotsIQ’s expanding list of educational manufacturing events for the Pittsburgh Chapter NTMA. She assists with the planning and coordinating of BotsIQ’s Competitions, teacher professional development sessions and student related trainings throughout the school year. She is also the main point of contact for coordinating the Pittsburgh Chapter’s continuing education events for industry professionals, the Annual Golf Outing and other special events.
In addition, Liz manages the Pittsburgh Chapter NTMA’s machinist apprenticeship related theory training program assisting both apprentices and employers throughout the region.