Linear Technology, CID Bioscience will participate in Business-After-School program

Tours will be included in Manufacturing Week events

Clark College is partnering with the Southwest Washington Workforce Development Council and local industries for Manufacturing Week.

The goal of the event is to raise awareness of the ongoing need for skilled manufacturing workers.

Manufacturing Week, sponsored nationally by a variety of companies, is designed to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.

The SWWDC’s Business-After-School participants, ages 16 to 24, are invited to a two-hour event Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 3 p.m., at Linear Technology, 4200 N.W. Pacific Rim Blvd., Camas.

The event will include a company tour, a hands-on activity and discussion regarding the types of jobs available, the education and training required, salary ranges and upcoming job opportunities.

A similar event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m., at CID-Bioscience, 1554 N.E. Third Ave., Camas.

Business-After-School is a program created by the SWWDC and founding partners to help young adults learn about and explore high-growth industries and gather information about career opportunities and skills they will need to obtain jobs.

For more information about the events or to register, visit

Questions can be directed to SWWDC Program Coordinator Cass Parker, at 567-1076 or