Post-graduation and the world is filled with opportunities. Depending on that’s next, this might include a summer working or an extended vacation before deciding what’s next, whether that’s attending a junior college or university, signing up for specialized training at a vocational school or entering the armed forces. What you might not realize is that each of those options could also be a path leading toward a career in manufacturing. A two-year trade or vocational school could provide opportunities to learn machine tool building, welding and computer equipment programming skills. A university path could supply further advancement toward the critical science and math skills necessary for an engineering degree. Or, military enlistment could translate into a position as a technician, welder, machinist or analyst. Over the last decade, manufacturing has undergone many beneficial changes that make it the perfect launch…