SMC values the next generation of the automation industry and provides opportunities for career development and success to this group. Discover below how to be a part of innovation with SMC.
SMC offers a variety of opportunities for students of all levels to advance in their individual careers. The below links include different ways to get involved in the field of automation with SMC.
Virtual Club Activities
SMC hosts a variety of virtual club activities that student organizations can use at club meetings. These activities range in themes and each include an agenda, a lesson, and an activity. If your student organization is looking for STEM and/or business-related topics to cover, these activities are open for the public to use at any time.
National Pneumatics Day Contest
National Pneumatics Day is an annually celebrated, SMC-founded day meant to recognize the importance of pneumatics. This day can be celebrated by maintaining your industrial compressed air system, but a celebration specific to students is the Social Media Contest for Next Generation Engineers.
SMC both attends and hosts career fairs throughout the year. View our calendar of upcoming career fairs and plan your next networking opportunity with SMC!
SMC offers opportunities for educators of all ages to incorporate real-world automation into their classrooms. The below links include different ways to get involved in the field of automation with SMC.
SMC International Training Site
The SMC International Training site targets universities, vocational and technical training centers, and major companies that provide internal training. We offer training equipment and services for Mechatronics, Industrial Automation, and Industry 4.0, enabling the acquisition of skills in automation technologies.
Be a Part of Innovation
See all the ways SMC is currently helping the next generation to be a part of innovation.
SMC recently worked on a project with Purdue's mascot, the Boilermaker Special. The train traveled to SMC Headquarters for an update on its pneumatic system, for which SMC donated all new products, as well as the time and expertise of our engineers.