Education Serving Business & Industry

Penn State Behrend – School of Engineering
There are a number of opportunities where business and industry can partner with the School of Engineering, these include sponsored research projects and customized training in everything from plastics processing to human resource and leadership.

The Plastics Training Academy at Penn State Behrend offers workshops and seminars developed to meet the plastics industry’s twenty-first century skill building needs. Project, process, tooling, quality, and manufacturing engineers, technicians, and designers, as well as operators, team leaders, supervisors, management, human resource, set-up, maintenance, marketing, materials, and sales personnel will all benefit from our training.

Institute for Intelligence Studies at Mercyhurst
The Institute of Intelligence Studies at Mercyhurst University offers a bachelor of arts degree in intelligence studies, a master of science degree in applied intelligence, an online master of science degree in applied intelligence, and two graduate certificate programs that give students the education they need to pursue a career as an analyst in national security, law enforcement or business sectors.

Erie Institute and Technology
Erie Institute of Technology or EIT is an Erie Pennsylvania technical or trade school providing training programs for computer, electronics, manufacturing, technology careers.
Training programs include Welding, RHVAC, Electrican, Graphic Design, CNC, Network and Database Administrator, and Biomedical Equipment Technology.

Clarion University – Venango College
The Department of Applied Technology was created to address high-priority workforce development needs in the region. Students will earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in administration technology or industrial technology from Venango College of Clarion University.  Industrial Technology Programs include among others: CNC Operator, Electric Arc Welding, Natural Gas Technology, CADD, Welding & Fabrication, and Advanced Manufacturing.