Industry

Masonite International Corporation

  • Building Construction
  • Electrical
  • Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

With ever-changing tools and technology, preparing tomorrow’s workforce can be a complex undertaking. Thanks to the Corporate Tomorrow Makers program at Penn College, the relationship between industry and education is mutually beneficial. Students get scholarship opportunities and hands-on experience with equipment just like they’ll find in the field. Plus, industry partners get skilled professionals to fill in-demand positions. It’s a win-win for the future.

 

Masonite International Corporation

Meet Our Partner

Masonite International Corporation is a leading global designer, manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of interior and exterior doors for new construction, repair, renovation, and remodeling sectors of the residential and non-residential building construction markets. Since 1925, Masonite has provided customers with innovative products and superior service at compelling values. Masonite currently serves approximately 7,600 customers in 60 countries.

Industry Partnerships

Q&A with Masonite International

HOW DID YOUR COMPANY FIRST CONNECT WITH PENN COLLEGE?

We connected with Penn College through an online search of leading vocational programs in Pennsylvania's Susquehanna Valley.

HOW HAS ENROLLING AS A CORPORATE TOMORROW MAKER ENHANCED YOUR PARTNERSHIP WITH PENN COLLEGE?

Enrolling as a Corporate Tomorrow Maker has enhanced our partnership with Penn College. Students have gained a further understanding of Masonite, Masonite's opportunities, and the programs at Penn College that are best suited for careers with Masonite.

WHAT QUALITIES OF PENN COLLEGE STUDENTS MAKE THEM STAND OUT FOR YOUR OPERATIONS?

Specially trained, professional, and innovative students that are able to take our company to the next level through hard work and innovation.

WHAT ASPECTS OF YOUR COMPANY ATTRACT OUR STUDENTS AND FUTURE STUDENTS TO JOIN YOUR OPERATIONS?

We are a leader in the door manufacturing industry that provides several opportunities for growth and development along with competitive pay and benefits.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU SHARE WITH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (AND PARENTS) WHO ARE CONSIDERING PENN COLLEGE?

Learning a highly specialized trade is invaluable as you professionally grow. It teaches discipline, growth, innovation, and how to learn from the best and make it your own.

WHAT PROFESSIONAL ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE PENN COLLEGE STUDENTS TO BEST PREPARE THEM TO JOIN YOUR TEAM?

Competency in one's job is very important, but the importance of relationship building is also essential. Both are key in being successful in any position. Also, never stop learning and improving.

Programs

Building Construction

Whether you’re drawn to the technology behind residential construction or have an interest in rising to management, there’s an opportunity waiting for you.

Electrical

Learn all the ins and outs of electrical and automated systems, training in specialized labs using equipment just like the pros.

Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

Choose from a host of interconnected, yet diverse majors, ranging from automation and computer engineering to electronics and robotics.