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F.A.M.E. AMT Testimonials

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

CO-OP Student with:

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY TO THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? It sounded like a great opportunity to work while going to school. HOW HAS THIS PROGRAM PREPARED YOU FOR A CAREER IN THE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT? Everything we learn at school we get to do at work hands-on. WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO A STUDENT INTERESTED IN THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? Attend the information sessions and ask lots of questions.
Brandon Powers

Brandon Powers

CO-OP Student with:

EFI Automotive

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY TO THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? It is the future in manufacturing and allows two years of work experience while going to school. HOW HAS THIS PROGRAM PREPARED YOU FOR A CAREER IN THE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT? It has allowed me to learn in school and go out and see what we learned and practice our skills. WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO A STUDENT INTERESTED IN THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? It was definitely worth it; you can’t beat the two years of experience.
Brooklyn Mattie McAbee

Brooklyn "Mattie" McAbee

CO-OP Student with:

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY TO THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? So I could work and go to school to get my degree and experience at the same time. IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT WAS THE MOST BENEFICIAL PIECE OF THE PROGRAM? That I don’t have to juggle work and school scheduling, it’s already done for me. WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO A STUDENT INTERESTED IN THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? Do it. Put all of your heart into it, because in the end, it’s worth it.
Carson Pack

Carson Pack

CO-OP Student with:

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama

HOW HAS THIS PROGRAM PREPARED YOU FOR A CAREER IN THE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT? I have experience in the things that I will need to know on the job. WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO A STUDENT INTERESTED IN THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? Be prepared to really work hard for two years. It is a very beneficial program, but you have to work hard. DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER COMMENTS YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE? The program is very beneficial for your career. It’s a great way to get paid, gain experience, and earn a degree!
Chayse Craig

Chayse Craig

CO-OP Student with:

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY TO THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? To be able to work and go to school at the same time. WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO A STUDENT INTERESTED IN THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? Be on time and come every day. IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT WAS THE MOST BENEFICIAL PIECE OF THE PROGRAM? The instructor was flexible and able to help, and I was able to work.
Heath Gifford

Heath Gifford

CO-OP Student with:

Snap-On

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY TO THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? Because it provides almost two years of experience as well as a degree. WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO A STUDENT INTERESTED IN THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? Make it a point to apply what you learn in school to your job. If you practice at work what you learn at school, it will help you remember for tests. IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT WAS THE MOST BENEFICIAL PIECE OF THE PROGRAM? The scheduling. All of your classes are already lined up for you.
Josh Cooper

Josh Cooper

CO-OP Student with:

Brown Precision Inc.

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY TO THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? I chose to be in the F.A.M.E. program for the opportunity. I have always wanted to work in maintenance and the program seemed like a perfect fit, meant to suit me. WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO A STUDENT INTERESTED IN THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? I would tell a student that is interested that if you are wanting a challenging career that makes you work with your hands, AMT is a GREAT opportunity. IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT WAS THE MOST BENEFICIAL PIECE OF THE PROGRAM? I think that the most beneficial piece is the internship. Working with a company while going to school and already having your foot in the door is a huge benefit.
Matthew Sims

Mathew Sims

CO-OP Student with:

Georgia Pacific

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY TO THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? Maintenance makes good money! HOW HAS THIS PROGRAM PREPARED YOU FOR A CAREER IN THE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT? It gave me two years of on-the-job maintenance experience. IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT WAS THE MOST BENEFICIAL PIECE OF THE PROGRAM? The course instructor that cares for the best interest of his students.
Nathan Funkhouser

Mathew Sims

CO-OP Student with:

MATSU Alabama

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY TO THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? The AMT/F.A.M.E. program helped me get my foot in the door at a local manufacturing company. HOW HAS THIS PROGRAM PREPARED YOU FOR A CAREER IN THE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT? This program gave me lots of hands-on training. IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT WAS THE MOST BENEFICIAL PIECE OF THE PROGRAM? Insightful instructors that care.
Trey Barker

Trey Barker

CO-OP Student with:

Georgia Pacific

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY TO THE AMT/F.A.M.E. PROGRAM? I wanted to join a career field that was more hands-on. AMT/F.A.M.E. gave me the education and the hands-on at the same time. HOW HAS THIS PROGRAM PREPARED YOU FOR A CAREER IN THE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT? It has given me the tools and knowledge to enter into the career field with confidence. IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT WAS THE MOST BENEFICIAL PIECE OF THE PROGRAM? Honestly, the capability to put what you use in class into action at work.

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