Our plant at Elizabethtown, like many Dow Corning sites around the globe,
works with local educational establishments to give students an insight into
the world of work that will help prepare them for their future.
|We regularly welcome students from surrounding
schools to our plant, so they can see, at first hand, some of the jobs and
responsibilities our employees have. Tours like this, give the pupils a good
insight into many different careers, from engineering, to science, or
Our employees also visit students at their schools, to give classroom
presentations that stress the importance of developing work-related skills.
Activities such as these bring benefits to everyone. They help educators
learn more about the skills and qualifications needed within manufacturing and
industry, and they also keep us in touch with current issues in education.
Our site has also focused our spending on education. In recent years,
projects we have funded have supported math & science efforts in local
Marty Lee (far left) and Steve Clark, Dow Corning Quality
Engineers participated in career day at East Hardin Middle