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Truth or Myth

Think you know about manufacturing, especially manufacturing in Pennsylvania? Take our Truth or Myth quiz! Determine your answers to these ten items below and click on the link below to see the answers.

1. Truth or Myth?
Manufacturing jobs typically involve manual labor and hourly pay.

2. Truth or Myth?
Office jobs usually pay higher than jobs in manufacturing.

3. Truth or Myth?
Manufacturing jobs are leaving Pennsylvania the greater Lehigh Valley area.

4. Truth or Myth?
Many manual labor manufacturing jobs are obsolete in the 21st century.

5. Truth of Myth?
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills are need in manufacturing.

6. Truth or Myth?
Only office jobs lead to management opportunities.

7. Truth of Myth?
Jobs in manufacturing are for those not seeking a college education.

8. Truth or Myth?
Pursuing a manufacturing job is a manner of settling.

9. Truth or Myth?
Manufacturing employees are exposed often to dangerous work environments.

10. Truth or Myth?
Manufacturing jobs are ideal for men and perfect jobs for women.

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As you can see, there are many different truths and myths out there about manufacturing. That is one of the things that makes manufacturing so cool! The most important thing is to educate yourself about different careers and to fully understand what it is you are interested in. There is a wealth of information out there on our students’ resources page, our educators resources page, or even our manufacturers resource pages. One thing you absolutely don’t want, is to be stuck trying to figure out if what you are hearing about manufacturing is a truth or myth. This quiz hopefully opened your eyes to some of the facts. Reading, studying, learning will expand your knowledge base and let you make a decision on what kind of awesome career you may want to have some day. Overall, hopefully, throughout our program and our informational tools on this website, you will be able to find out, “What’s so cool about manufacturing?”