Get to Know the Fourth Generation of Shaw Development

If you read our last blog, you would know that at Shaw Development we take STEM education and supporting the next generation very seriously. In fact, our internship program looks to recruit future manufacturing workers to gain some experience in the field before heading off to school—which brings us to this blog.

You might have recognized a few familiar names and faces we highlighted because five of our interns are fourth-generation Shaw family workers at Shaw Development. Jordan Hawkesworth, spent a lot of time in the factory for a second summer of full-time work for the company and Samuel O’Hara, spent his first post high school summer working full-time in the factory. For us, this is an important step to growing—not only the next wave of talent, but our business as a whole. Continue reading “Get to Know the Fourth Generation of Shaw Development”

Supporting the Next Generation of Manufacturing Workers

As the school year begins, we are inundated with advertisements on deals for backpacks and pens and other school supplies. It is important to keep in mind what is important: educating America’s youth and encouraging the next generation to focus on their education.

Specifically, in manufacturing, there is a huge movement to celebrate STEM—science, technology, engineering, mathematics. In fact, Shaw does its part on social media to share the latest in the STEM education movement (be sure to follow Shaw on Twitter), but also working to spark interest in manufacturing within the company.
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